Lake Wales Senior High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
16.4
Math Proficiency
2.4
Reading Proficiency
2.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,191 Students
  • 80 Teachers

Lake Wales Senior High School
1 HIGHLANDER WAY
LAKE WALES, FL 33853

Phone: (863) 678-4222

District: Polk County Public Schools

Overview

At Lake Wales Senior High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Lake Wales Senior High School is 29 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 50 percent. Lake Wales Senior High School is 1 of 30 high schools in the Polk County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,191
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 50%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 61%
Full-Time Teachers 80

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 34%
Proficient in Math 46%
College Readiness Index 16.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 30
Total Students 28,561
Proficient in Reading (district average) 32%
Proficient in Math (district average) 43%
College Readiness (district average) 22.9

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Nearby Schools

Lake Wales Senior High School is 1 of 30 schools in the Polk County Public Schools.

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