Lake Park Elementary School

Lake Park Elementary School serves 723 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Lake Park Elementary School operates within the Lowndes County School District.

Overview

The student population of 723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 723 students
Lake Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Lake Park Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lake Park Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Lake Park Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Lake Park Elementary School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Lake Park Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
14%
37%
Lake Park Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
72%
44%
Lake Park Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Park Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lake Park Elementary 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.
0.46 0.40
Lake Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
52%
51%
Lake Park Elementary 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%
7%
Lake Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,859 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Lowndes County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
6
Number of Students Managed 10,859 3,449
Lowndes County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $99 MM $34 MM
Lowndes County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $126 MM $36 MM
Lowndes County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,091 $9,939
Lowndes County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,829 $10,367
Lowndes County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Echols County High School (9.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lowndes Middle School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clyattville Elementary School (7.8 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Lowndes County, GA 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 0.39, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.4. The most diverse school district in Lowndes County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.