Lake City High School

652 North Matthews Road
Lake City, SC 29560
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lake City High School serves 900 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lake City High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Lake City High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Lake City High School's student population of 900 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students900 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Lake City High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lake City High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#468 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
70%
34%
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White
24%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.62
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Graduation Rate
75%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlorence 03 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lake City High School is Hannah Pamplico High School (12.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ronald E. Mcnair Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake City Early Childhood Center (0.5 miles away)
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