Lake Wales High School

1 Highlander Way, Lake Wales, FL 33853 | (863) 678-4222
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,256
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5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
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: 1,256
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 65.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 630 (50.2%)
  • Females: 608 (48.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 109 (8.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 600 (47.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 709 (56.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lake Wales High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.08%
Black34427.4%
Asian60.5%
Hispanic20116.0%
White68654.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lake Wales High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade35728.4%
10th Grade29523.5%
11th Grade34027.1%
12th Grade26421.0%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
72.0%
District:
70.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.5%
District:
4.1%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
81.5%
District:
75.3%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
10.3%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
4.5%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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4 reviews for Lake Wales High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 23, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THIS SCHOOL IS AMAZING
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 23, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • do you'll have spirit week photos

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