Lakeland High School

726 Lake Hollingsworth Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803 | (863) 499-2900
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,033
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 726 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Polk County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,826
  • Graduation Rate: 68.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 94,530

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,033
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 118.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 978 (48.1%)
  • Females: 1,002 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 178 (8.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 691 (34.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 869 (42.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lakeland High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.05%
Black52625.9%
Asian452.2%
Hispanic24211.9%
White1,16657.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lakeland High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade59229.1%
10th Grade50624.9%
11th Grade47723.5%
12th Grade45822.5%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.0%
District:
70.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
2.0%
District:
4.1%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
64.3%
District:
75.3%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.8%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
7.4%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Lakeland High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 17, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Actually I DO feel sorry for them. $46,000/yr works out to be about $3,800/month. With the amount of time and effort that they put in not just in class but at home; it's NOT a lot at all. They put up with so much crap from students then to have to go home and continue to work out of school time. Yea $46,000 is not a lot at all. Have a heart, have some compassion, and open your eyes and see what these teachers really go through. A friend of mine has to work a second just just to make ends meet. Now tell me when a person spends the time and money to go through school to persu a career to help educate the minds of the future, just to have to work at teaching all day come home to get ready for a second job, finish that then come home and mark, and prepare lesson plans, were is the break for that teacher who cares enough to put in the effort to make sure your child succeeds?
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 12, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Below average school. Most of the teachers always complain about pay. They only make $46,000 a year. Yeah, like we should feel sorry for them.

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