Langston Hughes High School in GA - Niche

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Langston Hughes High School is a public school. It has 1,856 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 58% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 320 reviews written and they have been mixed.

7501 Hall Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
(404) 768-3600

Ratings and Reviews
3.3 from 320 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: The health policies of the school are over average. It clear that they want us to have healthy options at school. Safety policies could be better so students feel safe when they go to school.
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Overall Experience: I don't enjoy attending this school but the one positive experience I've experienced are the friendships. I've met some really good people and i am proud to call them friends.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: It's an average cafeteria setting. The best food option is pizza. The school provides numerous healthy choices.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The students build good relationships with the guidance counselors and other administrative staff. It's easy to communicate with the counselors. They want to talk to you and establish a relationship so they can help you and prepare for college.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: Football and basketball are the only sports that get attention. Our school is known for our football and basketball program. Other sports don't get as much attention as others and they do just as well.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Renaissance Elementary School Public
2.66 Renaissance Middle School Public
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3.00 E.C. West Elementary School Public
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Creative Beginnings Preschool Academy Private, Religious
1.66 Creekside High School Public
3.00 Bear Creek Middle School Public
3.33 Campbell Elementary School Public
3.33 Landmark Christian School Private, Religious
2.33 Westlake High School Public
2.33 New Manchester Elementary School Public
Chapel Hill Christian School Private, Religious
3.33 Fulton Leadership Academy Public, Charter, All-Boys
2.66 Lee Elementary School Public
3.33 Holly Springs Elementary School Public
3.00 Palmetto Elementary School Public
2.33 Chapel Hill High School Public
2.66 Gullatt Elementary School Public
2.66 Factory Shoals Middle School Public
2.66 Factory Shoals Elementary School Public
3.00 Sandtown Middle School Public
3.00 Oakley Elementary School Public
2.66 Camp Creek Middle School Public
3.00 Chapel Hill Middle School Public
3.00 Randolph Elementary School Public
The Bedford School Private, Special Education
Youth Villages at Inner Harbour Public
2.33 Harvester Christian Academy Private, Religious
Our Lady of Victory Catholic School Private, Religious
3.00 Feldwood Elementary School Public
2.66 Chapel Hill Elementary School Public
1.66 Banneker High School Public
2.66 Brighten Academy Public, Charter
2.00 Deerwood Academy School Public
2.66 Mount Carmel Elementary School Public
2.33 Chestnut Log Middle School Public
1.66 Bunche Middle School Public
1.66 Lithia Springs Comprehensive High School Public
2.33 Sweetwater Elementary School Public
2.33 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 S.L. Lewis Elementary School Public
2.66 Brookview Elementary School Public
2.00 Fickett Elementary School Public
International Learning Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Sandy Creek High School Public
3.66 Robert J. Burch Elementary School Public
4.00 Flat Rock Middle School Public
2.66 Dorsett Shoals Elementary School Public
Ben Hill United Methodist Church Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Arbor Station Elementary School Public
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1.66 Continental Colony Elementary School Public
Sunbrook Academy at Chapelhill Private
3.00 McNair Middle School Public
2.66 Tubman Elementary School Public
Seeds of Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.00 King's Way Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Bethune Elementary School Public
2.66 Yeager Middle School Public
2.66 Heritage Elementary School Public
2.66 Woodland Middle School Public
2.66 Nolan Elementary School Public
2.66 Mount Olive Elementary School Public
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1.66 D.M. Therrell School of Law, Government & Public Policy (LGPP) Public, Magnet
1.66 Therrell School of Health & Science Public, Magnet
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Seeds of Promise Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Bill Arp Elementary School Public
3.00 Oak Knoll Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Renaissance Middle School 1 mi. 1,114
1.66 Creekside High School 5 mi. 1,396
3.00 Bear Creek Middle School 5 mi. 1,085
2.33 Westlake High School 6 mi. 1,914
2.33 Chapel Hill High School 6 mi. 1,176

Around Langston Hughes High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 47%
Female 52%

Student Diversity

Langston Hughes High School United States Bear Creek Middle School Chapel Hill High School Creekside High School Renaissance Middle School Westlake High School
African American 94.0% 15.2% 82.0% 48.0% 84.0% 87.0% 97.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 24.5% 10.0% 7.0% 10.0% 9.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
White 0% 51.6% 3.0% 37.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 2.0% 5.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0%


Grade 9 29.7%
Grade 10 27.9%
Grade 11 24.0%
Grade 12 18.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 38 responses

  • 47% Yes
  • 32% Not sure.
  • 21% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 90% The people
  • 10% Teacher
  • 0% Sports department

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 31% Students
  • 31% Nothing
  • 12% Most students..not all
  • 12% Not enough student recognition
  • 12% The strict rules anr regulations. Not much freedom

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 58% Panther pride never dies.
  • 42% The strict indoors rules

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 42% Pride
  • 25% Ghetto
  • 17% Common
  • 17% Great
  • 0% Alright

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 50% Have patience and composure
  • 29% Do your best, you'll be fine
  • 14% Stay focused & stay around strong minded people
  • 7% Know that you are worth the educational struggle.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 7% I love everything about this school.
  • 57% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 29% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 7% I hate everything about this school.