Lake Country Elementary School

516 County Road 29
Lake Placid, FL 33852
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 625 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Lake Country Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : Top 50% in FL
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Country Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Lake Country Elementary School's student population of 625 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Country Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lake Country Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
#1218 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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57%
48%
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54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
43%
36%
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Black
10%
21%
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White
44%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Country Elementary School's ranking?
Lake Country Elementary School is ranked #1218 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Lake Country Elementary School often compared to?
Lake Country Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lake Placid Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Lake Country Elementary School?
625 students attend Lake Country Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Lake Country Elementary School students are White, 43% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Country Elementary School?
Lake Country Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Lake Country Elementary School offer ?
Lake Country Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Lake Country Elementary School part of?
Lake Country Elementary School is part of Highlands School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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