6000 Lakeland Highlands Rd
Lakeland, FL 33813
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
George W. Jenkins Senior High School serves 2,338 students in grades 9-12.
George W. Jenkins Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

George W. Jenkins Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

George W. Jenkins Senior High School's student population of 2,338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
113 teachers
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Last Day for Students
May 27, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

George W. Jenkins Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of George W. Jenkins Senior High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1685 out of 3628 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
33%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
55%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
The choice Room takes kids out of class for the complete duration of class time.. It's unfortunate that teachers and deans feel the need to send the child away rather than educate them. Coaches yell and disrespect the children which is Disheartening, they're supposed to be an adult. In the choice room, there is a male teacher that gives racial undertones when kids don't want to clean up after other kids. If you send him the choice, they should not have to clean up. That's not what they're there for.
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5  
Excellent school with a great prinicipal and asst principal who really care about the students. Challenging curriculum and the opportunity to earn college credit free by enrolling in Polk State for dual enrollment. Private school education especially if taking the AP or honors courses, this school will enable your child to get scholarships. Also great extra curricular activities that enhance the high school experience
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 50%)

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