Lakeside High School

  • Lakeside High School serves 2,196 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Lakeside High School's student population of 2,196 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lakeside High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lakeside High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#498 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lakeside High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
33%
15%
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Black
25%
37%
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White
34%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lakeside High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lakeside High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.720.68
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Graduation Rate
83%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lakeside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeKalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Lakeside received an excellent new principal in 2009. Good students can thrive and win admission to elite colleges. Planning is underway for an upgrade of facilities. Parent involvement is high. A new county-administered computer system did mishandle student and teacher assignments at the beginning of the year, but this has been corrected.
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Very overcrowded. Principal seems to lack leadership and is more politically concerned than academics. Disrespect from many students in the classrooms is an issue.
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