Lake City Elementary School

  • Lake City Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Lake City Elementary School's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Lake City Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lake City Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake City Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1159 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
17%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
41%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake City Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.690.42
This chart display the diversity score of Lake City Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClayton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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