Lake City High School

652 North Matthews Rd,

Lake City, SC, 29560-1659

Tel: (843)374-3321
Grades: 9-12

832 students

Lake City High School serves 832 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lake City High School operates within the Florence 03 School District.
The school district's 44% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 832 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 832 students
Lake City High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Lake City High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lake City High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Lake City High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Lake City High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
68%
37%
Lake City High School Black (1988-2012)
White
29%
52%
Lake City High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lake City High School Sch Ethnicity Lake City 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.
0.46 0.70
Lake City High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
77%
51%
Lake City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Lake City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,608 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 44% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Florence 03 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 3,608 4,051
Florence 03 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 44% 66%
Florence 03 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $37 MM
District Spending $40 MM $43 MM
Florence 03 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,491 $9,170
Florence 03 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,674 $10,604
Florence 03 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake City College Preparatory Academy (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lake City College Preparatory Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake City Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake City Lake City Elementary School
    906 North Matthews Rd
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-2353
    0.5  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake City Lake City College Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    1009 East Main St
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-0128
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  KG-10
  • Lake City Ronald E. Mcnair Middle School
    311 Carver St
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-8651
    1.5  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake City J. Paul Truluck Middle School
    319 Carlisle St
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-8685
    1.6  mi  |  319  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake City Main Street Elementary School
    318 East Main St
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-2221
    1.6  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Florence County, SC 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 0.45, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Florence County is Florence 04 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.