Lawton Chiles High School

  • Lawton Chiles High School serves 2,031 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lawton Chiles High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Lawton Chiles High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Lawton Chiles High School's student population of 2,031 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,031 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lawton Chiles High School
Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawton Chiles High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawton Chiles High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:116:1
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Asian
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lawton Chiles High School and the percentage of Asian students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
32%
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Black
9%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lawton Chiles High School and the percentage of Black students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
79%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawton Chiles High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Florida by year.FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.46
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lawton Chiles High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lawton Chiles High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeon School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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