5407 Killens Pond Road
Felton, DE 19943
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Forest High School serves 814 students in grades 9-12.
Lake Forest High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lake Forest High School's student population of 814 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
814 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Forest High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lake Forest High School is 0.59, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#149 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
25-29%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
25%
30%
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White
59%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
78%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

What is the graduation rate of Lake Forest High School?

The graduation rate of Lake Forest High School is 78%, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 88%.

How many students attend Lake Forest High School?

814 students attend Lake Forest High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

59% of Lake Forest High School students are White, 25% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Forest High School?

Lake Forest High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Lake Forest High School offer ?

Lake Forest High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Lake Forest High School part of?

Lake Forest High School is part of Lake Forest School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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