Lake Forest High School

  • Lake Forest High School serves 952 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%.
  • Lake Forest High School operates within the Lake Forest School District.
  • Lake Forest School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the Delaware state average of 85%.

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School Overview

  • Lake Forest High School's student population of 952 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students952 students
Lake Forest High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Lake Forest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
Lake Forest High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeLake Forest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Lake Forest High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 200 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Forest High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Lake Forest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Lake Forest High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
7%
16%
Lake Forest High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
24%
31%
Lake Forest High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
65%
46%
Lake Forest High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Lake Forest High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLake Forest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.53
Lake Forest High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
82%
85%
Lake Forest High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
Lake Forest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
Lake Forest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Lake Forest High School is Lake Forest School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 40 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Lake Forest School District's student population of 3,744 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 79% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,625 is higher than the state average of $8,489. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,744 is higher than the state average of $8,921. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameLake Forest School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    1
    Number of Students Managed3,744972
    Lake Forest School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    49%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    55%
    District Graduation Rate
    82%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$52 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$52 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,625$8,489
    District Spending / Student$13,744$8,921
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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