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 (2000-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
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 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 15:1
Asian
4%
2%
Hispanic
4%
28%
Black
8%
23%
White
79%
43%
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 0.45
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%
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%

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
23
Number of Students Managed 35,583 9,989
Leon School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 70%
Leon School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $329 MM $138 MM
Leon School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $366 MM $159 MM
Leon School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,128 $13,793
Leon School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,261 $15,882
Leon School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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
  • TallahasseeHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Killearn Lakes Elementary School
    8037 Deer Lake Dr East
    TallahasseeFL 32312
    (850)921-1265
    1.3 mi | 933 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TallahasseeHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Desoto Trail Elementary School
    5200 Tredington Park Dr
    TallahasseeFL 32309
    (850)488-4511
    2.5 mi | 638 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TallahasseeRoberts Elementary School
    5777 Centerville Rd
    TallahasseeFL 32309
    (850)488-0923
    3.1 mi | 840 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TallahasseeWilliam J Montford Iii Middle School
    5789 Pimlico Dr
    TallahasseeFL 32309
    (850)922-6011
    3.2 mi | 1126 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • TallahasseeHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Deerlake Middle School
    9902 Deer Lake Dr West
    TallahasseeFL 32312
    (850)922-6545
    3.2 mi | 923 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Tallahassee, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.40, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Tallahassee is J Michael Conley Elementary School At Southwoood. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.