Leesburg High School

1401 Yellow Jacket Way,

Leesburg, FL, 34748-5643

Tel: (352)787-5047
Grades: 9-12

1,670 students

Leesburg High School serves 1,670 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Leesburg High School operates within the Lake School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,670 students
Leesburg High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Leesburg High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Leesburg High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Leesburg High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Leesburg High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
28%
Leesburg High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
29%
23%
Leesburg High School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
43%
Leesburg High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Leesburg High School Sch Ethnicity Leesburg High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.69
Leesburg High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
49%
Leesburg High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
8%
Leesburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,115 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Lake School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
20
Number of Students Managed 44,115 9,762
Lake School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 70%
Lake School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $386 MM $138 MM
Lake School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $366 MM $159 MM
Lake School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,414 $13,793
Lake School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,931 $15,882
Lake School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake Academy Leesburg (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Oak Park Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Humanities And Fine Arts Charter School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Leesburg Humanities And Fine Arts Charter School
    Charter School
    213 North Lee St
    Leesburg , FL , 34748
    (352)365-6890
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Leesburg Oak Park Middle School
    2101 South St
    Leesburg , FL , 34748
    (352)787-3232
    0.8  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Leesburg Leesburg Elementary School
    2229 South St
    Leesburg , FL , 34748
    (352)365-6308
    0.9  mi  |  849  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Leesburg Carver Middle School
    1200 North Beecher St
    Leesburg , FL , 34748
    (352)787-7868
    1.4  mi  |  826  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Leesburg Beverly Shores Elementary School
    1108 West Griffin Rd
    Leesburg , FL , 34748
    (352)787-4175
    1.4  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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  • Recommended January 25, 2011 - A school that is finally on the upward swing - Posted by Parent

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