214 Kenyon Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lakeland High School serves 1,048 students in grades 9-12.
Lakeland High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lakeland High School's student population of 1,048 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,048 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

Lakeland High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lakeland High School is 0.50, 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 (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1024 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
2%
18%
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Black
65%
22%
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White
29%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
75%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lakeland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Lakeland High School often compared to?

Lakeland High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Nansemond River High School, King's Fork High School by visitors of our site.

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

33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Lakeland High School?

The graduation rate of Lakeland High School is 75%, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 89%.

How many students attend Lakeland High School?

1,048 students attend Lakeland High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

65% of Lakeland High School students are Black, 29% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lakeland High School?

Lakeland High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Virginia state average of 14:1.

What grades does Lakeland High School offer ?

Lakeland High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Lakeland High School part of?

Lakeland High School is part of Suffolk City Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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