Lawton Chiles High School

Lawton Chiles High School serves 1,972 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Lawton Chiles High School operates within the Leon School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1972 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,972 students
Lawton Chiles High School Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Lawton Chiles High School Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2012)
Students by Grade Lawton Chiles High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 22:1 15:1
Lawton Chiles High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
Lawton Chiles High School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
4%
28%
Lawton Chiles High School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
8%
23%
Lawton Chiles High School Black (2000-2012)
White
79%
43%
Lawton Chiles High School White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lawton Chiles High School Sch Ethnicity Lawton Chiles 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.
0.37 0.69
Lawton Chiles High School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
5%
49%
Lawton Chiles High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
1%
8%
Lawton Chiles High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,583 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Leon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
20
Number of Students Managed 35,583 9,762
Graduation Rate 74% 70%
Leon School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $329 MM $138 MM
District Spending $366 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,128 $13,793
District Spending / Student $11,261 $15,882
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 Lincoln High School (9.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is William J Montford Iii Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Killearn Lakes Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tallahassee Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Killearn Lakes Elementary School
    8037 Deer Lake Dr East
    Tallahassee , FL , 32312
    (850)921-1265
    1.3  mi  |  933  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tallahassee Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Desoto Trail Elementary School
    5200 Tredington Park Dr
    Tallahassee , FL , 32309
    (850)488-4511
    2.5  mi  |  638  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tallahassee Roberts Elementary School
    5777 Centerville Rd
    Tallahassee , FL , 32309
    (850)488-0923
    3.1  mi  |  840  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tallahassee William J Montford Iii Middle School
    5789 Pimlico Dr
    Tallahassee , FL , 32309
    (850)922-6011
    3.2  mi  |  1126  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Tallahassee Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Deerlake Middle School
    9902 Deer Lake Dr West
    Tallahassee , FL , 32312
    (850)922-6545
    3.2  mi  |  923  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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