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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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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
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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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 2015-16 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)
Overall School Rank
54%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Forest High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Forest High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake Forest High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
24%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lake Forest High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
65%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lake Forest High School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Forest High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.520.53
This chart display the diversity score of Lake Forest High School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Lake Forest High School and public school graduation rate of Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Forest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Forest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Forest School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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