Lake Hills School

909 South Lakeshore Blvd,

Howey-in-the-hills, FL, 34737-3906

Tel: (352)324-3175
Grades: PK-12

185 students

Lake Hills School serves 185 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Lake Hills School operates within the Lake School District.

Overview

The student population of 185 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 185 students
Lake Hills School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Lake Hills School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lake Hills School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 15:1
Lake Hills School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Lake Hills School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
18%
28%
Lake Hills School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
23%
23%
Lake Hills School Black (1988-2012)
White
56%
43%
Lake Hills School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Hills School Sch Ethnicity Lake Hills 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.
0.61 0.90
Lake Hills 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.
54%
49%
Lake Hills 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.
7%
8%
Lake Hills School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,319 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lake School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
23
Number of Students Managed 41,319 9,989
Lake School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 County Acer Program (7.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tavares Middle School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Astatula Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Astatula Astatula Elementary School
    Magnet School
    13925 Florida Ave
    Astatula , FL , 34705
    (352)343-1334
    Magnet School
    2.6  mi  |  618  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tavares Tavares Middle School
    1335 Ln Park Cut Off
    Tavares , FL , 32778
    (352)343-4545
    5.1  mi  |  978  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Tavares Lake County Acer Program
    Alternative School
    551 West Main St
    Tavares , FL , 32778
    (352)253-6675
    Alternative School
    7.4  mi  |  16  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Mount Dora Contracted Services
    Special Education School
    28334 Churchill Smith Ln
    Mount Dora , FL , 32757
    (352)797-7000
    Special Education School
    7.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Tavares Tavares High School
    603 North New Hampshire Ave
    Tavares , FL , 32778
    (352)343-3007
    8  mi  |  1318  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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