Lake Forest High School

5407 Killens Pond Road
Felton, DE 19943
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Lake Forest High School serves 847 students in grades 9-12.
Lake Forest High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 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 15:1 is higher than 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 (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 847 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Top 50% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Forest High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Lake Forest High School's student population of 847 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
847 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Forest High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lake Forest High School is 0.58, 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 (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#58 out of 196 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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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
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
80%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Forest High School's ranking?
Lake Forest High School is ranked #58 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Delaware.
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 80%, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 80%.
How many students attend Lake Forest High School?
847 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, 7% of students are Two or more races, 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 15:1, which is higher than 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 (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 847 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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