Lake Region High School

Lake Region High School serves 1,858 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
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 1858 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,858 students
Lake Region High School Total Students (1996-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Lake Region High School Total Teachers (1996-2013)
Students by Grade Lake Region High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 17:1 15:1
Lake Region High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Lake Region High School Asian Students (1996-2013)
Hispanic
30%
28%
Lake Region High School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
22%
23%
Lake Region High School Black Students (1996-2013)
White
44%
42%
Lake Region High School White Students (1996-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Lake Region High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Region High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.67 0.45
Lake Region High School Diversity Score (1996-2013)
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.
53%
51%
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.
8%
7%
Lake Region High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 107,336 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,668 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,270 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
22
Number of Students Managed 107,336 9,797
Polk School District 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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
Polk School District 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 Lake Region Step Up Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Winter Haven Pace (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pinewood Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eagle LakeLake Region Step Up Academy
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1995 Thunder Rd
    Eagle LakeFL 33839
    (863)297-3099
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • Eagle LakePinewood Elementary School
    1400 Gilbert St
    Eagle LakeFL 33839
    (863)298-7977
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 647 students                      
  • Eagle LakeEagle Lake Elementary School
    400 Crystal Beach Rd
    Eagle LakeFL 33839
    (863)291-5357
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 519 students                      
  • Winter HavenLake Shipp Elementary School
    250 Camellia Dr
    Winter HavenFL 33880
    (863)291-5384
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 544 students                      
  • Winter HavenJohn Snively Elementary School
    1004 Snively Ave
    Winter HavenFL 33880
    (863)291-5325
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 482 students                      

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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