Lawton Chiles High School

Lawton Chiles High School serves 1,942 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
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 1942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,942 students
Lawton Chiles High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Lawton Chiles High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Lawton Chiles High School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade Lawton Chiles High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Lawton Chiles High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Lawton Chiles High School Asian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
5%
30%
Lawton Chiles High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
9%
23%
Lawton Chiles High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
80%
41%
Lawton Chiles High School White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Lawton Chiles High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.35 0.45
Lawton Chiles High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
6%
52%
Lawton Chiles High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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
6%
Lawton Chiles High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2013)

District Comparison

Leon School District's student population of 33,747 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 $10,004 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 $10,139 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Leon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
22
Number of Students Managed 33,747 10,137
Leon School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 71%
Leon School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $328 MM $132 MM
Leon School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $332 MM $140 MM
Leon School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,004 $11,888
Leon School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,139 $12,571
Leon School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lincoln High School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Deerlake Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Killearn Lakes Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Tallahassee Killearn Lakes Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 895 students
    1.3 miles
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    TallahasseeFL 32312
    (850)921-1265
    1.3PK-5895
  • Tallahassee Desoto Trail Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 666 students
    2.5 miles
    5200 Tredington Park Dr
    TallahasseeFL 32309
    (850)488-4511
    2.5PK-5666
  • TallahasseeRoberts Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 794 students
    3.1 miles
    5777 Centerville Rd
    TallahasseeFL 32309
    (850)488-0923
    3.1PK-5794
  • Tallahassee Deerlake Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 939 students
    3.2 miles
    9902 Deer Lk West
    TallahasseeFL 32312
    (850)922-6545
    3.26-8939
  • TallahasseeWilliam J Montford Iii Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1085 students
    3.2 miles
    5789 Pimlico Dr
    TallahasseeFL 32309
    (850)922-6011
    3.26-81085

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