Lake City High School

652 North Matthews Rd

Lake City, SC 29560

Tel: (843)374-3321
Grades 9-12
853 students
Lake City High School serves 853 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% 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 853 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 853 students
Lake City High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lake City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Lake City High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lake City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Lake City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Lake City High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
66%
35%
Lake City High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
30%
52%
Lake City High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.48 0.41
Lake City High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
84%
51%
Lake City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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%
6%
Lake City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Florence 03 School District's student population of 3,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,379 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 $10,711 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Florence 03 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
8
Number of Students Managed 3,723 4,192
Florence 03 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 61% 67%
Florence 03 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $38 MM
Florence 03 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $39 MM
Florence 03 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,379 $9,366
Florence 03 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,711 $9,666
Florence 03 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • Lake CityLake City Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 512 students
    0.5 miles
    906 North Matthews Rd
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-2353
    0.5PK-5512
  • Lake CityLake City College Preparatory AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 218 students
    1.3 miles
    1009 East Main St
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-0128
    1.3KG-12218
  • Lake CityRonald E. Mcnair Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 469 students
    1.5 miles
    319 Carver St
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-8651
    1.56-8469
  • Lake CityJ. Paul Truluck Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 363 students
    1.6 miles
    319 Carlisle St
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-8685
    1.66-8363
  • Lake CityMain Street Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    1.6 miles
    318 East Main St
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-2223
    1.6PK-5395

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