Lake City High School

  • Lake City High School serves 888 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% 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.
  • Florence 03 School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students888 students
Lake City High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lake City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Lake City High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLake City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Lake City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Lake City High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
65%
35%
Lake City High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
31%
52%
Lake City High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Lake City High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLake City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC 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.
0.490.61
Lake City High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
80%
50%
Lake City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
4%
5%
Lake City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Florence 03 School District's student population of 2,682 students has decreased by 28% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,108 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,432 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameFlorence 03 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
6
Number of Students Managed2,6823,454
Florence 03 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate61%67%
Florence 03 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$38 MM$38 MM
Florence 03 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$39 MM$39 MM
Florence 03 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,108$9,366
Florence 03 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,432$9,666
Florence 03 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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