Lawton Chiles High School

  • Lawton Chiles High School serves 2,011 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Lawton Chiles High School operates within the Leon School District.
  • Leon School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,011 students
Lawton Chiles High School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %Lawton Chiles High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
Lawton Chiles High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeLawton Chiles High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:116:1
Lawton Chiles High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
4%
3%
Lawton Chiles High School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
5%
31%
Lawton Chiles High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
10%
23%
Lawton Chiles High School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
79%
40%
Lawton Chiles High School White Students (2001-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Lawton Chiles High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLawton Chiles High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.370.70
Lawton Chiles High School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
53%
Lawton Chiles High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Lawton Chiles High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

  • Leon School District's student population of 33,601 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,795 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,927 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameLeon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
22
Number of Students Managed33,60110,184
Leon School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate72%71%
Leon School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$328 MM$132 MM
Leon School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$332 MM$140 MM
Leon School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,795$11,888
Leon School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,927$12,571
Leon School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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