Lake Worth High School

1701 Lake Worth Rd
Lake Worth, FL 33460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Worth High School serves 2,634 students in grades 9-12.
Lake Worth High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Lake Worth High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Lake Worth High School's student population of 2,634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 164 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers164 teachers
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School Comparison

Lake Worth High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lake Worth High School is 0.64, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3367 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
7%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
33%
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Black
35%
22%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.70
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Graduation Rate
84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lake Worth High School is Palm Beach Maritime Academy High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Academy For Positive Learning (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Worth Lake Worth High Adult Education Center

    0.0 miles
    1701 Lake Worth Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 533-6363
    0 n/a n/a
  • Lake Worth Academy For Positive Learning Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 131 students
    0.2 miles
    1200 N Dixie Hwy
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 585-6104
    0.2 K-8 131
  • Lake Worth Highland Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,203 student
    0.4 miles
    500 Highland Ave
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 202-0500
    0.4 PK-5 1,203
  • Lake Worth Palm Beach Maritime Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
    0.7 miles
    600 S East Coast Ave
    Lake Worth, FL 33462
    (561) 578-5700
    0.7 9-12 166
  • Lake Worth North Grade Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 685 students
    0.9 miles
    824 N K St
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 202-9300
    0.9 K-5 685

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