Lakeside High School

  • Lakeside High School serves 1,681 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lakeside High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Lakeside High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Lakeside High School's student population of 1,681 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lakeside High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lakeside High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#191 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
19%
37%
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White
64%
41%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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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 Score0.550.42
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Graduation Rate
89%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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