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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools in Lake County School District, serving 600 students.
  • Public elementary school in Lake County School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Tennessee public elementary school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 34% statewide average). This district's average elementary school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Tennessee.
  • The top ranked public elementary school in Lake County School District are Lara Kendall Elementary School and Margaret Newton Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Tennessee public elementary school average of 38% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Tennessee public elementary school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameLake County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.lake.k12.tn.us
School District Phone Number(731)253-6601
School District Grades OfferedPK - 09
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
# of Schools2 Schools1,422 Schools
# of Students600 Students716,351 Students
# of Teachers49 Teachers46,122 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1

District Comparison

  • Lake County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 144 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lake County  School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.510.56
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,161 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a14,114 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students16 Students77,736 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
11%
# of Black Students149 Students157,807 Students
% Black Students
25%
22%
# of White Students391 Students442,912 Students
% White Students
65%
62%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a775 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students44 Students21,846 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5627,367
# of Students in Kindergarten:5875,165
# of Students in 1st Grade:6874,633
# of Students in 2nd Grade:5574,145
# of Students in 3rd Grade:7574,844
# of Students in 4th Grade:6778,085
# of Students in 5th Grade:5278,681
# of Students in 6th Grade:6076,941
# of Students in 7th Grade:4970,909
# of Students in 8th Grade:6069,663
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 4,337
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 3,970
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 3,790
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 3,821
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,149 is higher than the state average of $8,717. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,203 is higher than the state average of $8,398. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$9 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lake County  School District and average revenue for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$9 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Lake County  School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,149$8,717
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lake County  School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,203$8,398
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lake County  School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Lake County School District Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Lara Kendall Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 College St
    Ridgely, TN 38080
    (731)264-5586

    Grades: PK-8 | 361 students
  • Margaret Newton Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    819 Church St
    Tiptonville, TN 38079
    (731)253-7253

    Grades: PK-5 | 239 students
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