Lake Region High School

Lake Region High School serves 1,924 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Lake Region High School operates within the Polk School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1924 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,924 students
Lake Region High School Total Students (1996-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Lake Region High School Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2013)
Students by Grade Lake Region High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more 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 18:1 15:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
28%
28%
Black
20%
23%
White
45%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Lake Region High School Sch Ethnicity Lake Region 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.
0.68 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.
54%
49%
Lake Region High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
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.
6%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 106,398 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
160
23
Number of Students Managed 106,398 9,989
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 68% 70%
Polk School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
Polk School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
Polk School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
Polk School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
Polk 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 Winter Haven Pace (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Winter Haven Pace (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pinewood Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Eagle LakePinewood Elementary School
    1400 Gilbert St
    Eagle LakeFL 33839
    (863)298-7977
    0.2 mi | 643 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Eagle LakeEagle Lake Elementary School
    400 West Crystal Beach Rd
    Eagle LakeFL 33839
    (863)291-5357
    1 mi | 571 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Winter HavenLake Shipp Elementary School
    250 Camellia Dr Se
    Winter HavenFL 33880
    (863)291-5384
    1.2 mi | 555 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Winter HavenJohn Snively Elementary School Of Choice
    1004 Snively Ave
    Winter HavenFL 33880
    (863)291-5325
    1.3 mi | 511 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Winter HavenWinter Haven Pace
    Special Education School
    1201 1st St South
    Winter HavenFL 33880
    (863)534-0966
    Special Education School

    2.6 mi | 12 students | Gr. 1-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 12, 2012 - I am a former student. I attended Lake Region from 1995-1999. I miss it so much, the staff was awesome and we had the best students around. I highly recommend this school to anyone with a student about to go into high school, or as a transfer. There is bad in all schools, so don''t let the other negative comments scare ya away. I give 100% thanks to the staff that was there when I was, I say because of there care and devotion they helped me prepare myself so that I am where I am today. I own a multi million dollar company in polk county and steady growing. They prepared me for the business world. Thank you - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended June 20, 2012 - Very good school with great academic teachers! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Polk County, 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 0.57, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Polk County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.