Lake Wales Senior High School



Lake Wales Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Wales Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 474
10 358
11 363
12 314

Lake Wales Senior High School is a public high school of the Polk School District located in Lake Wales, FL. It has 1,511 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lake Wales Senior High School is the 295th largest public high school in Florida and the 3,306th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,511
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,306th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 295th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 689th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 321st out of 947

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Lake Wales Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 759
(50%)
16,585
(51%)
 Female 752
(50%)
16,169
(49%)

Lake Wales Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 734
(49%)
14,543
(44%)
 Hispanic 382
(25%)
9,601
(29%)
 Black 315
(21%)
6,808
(21%)
 Two or More 51
(3%)
981
(3%)
 Asian 20
(1%)
573
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
211
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
37
(0%)

Lake Wales Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,031
(68%)
15,959
(49%)
 Not Eligible 480
(32%)
16,795
(51%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lake Wales Senior High School is ranked 169th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lake Wales Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.2%) is higher than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lake Wales Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1385
2006 1400
2007 1362
2008 1289
2009 1238
2010 1252
2011 1191
2012 1304
2013 1401
2014 1439
2015 1511

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 16.9
2007 17
2008 15.4
2009 19
2010 18.1
2011 14.9
2012 20.4
2013 20.9
2014 22.1
2015 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48158844765343
2006 0.48785714285714
2007 0.49339207048458
2008 0.53297129557797
2009 0.57269789983845
2010 0.61821086261981
2011 0.61209068010076
2012 0.6441717791411
2013 0.59100642398287
2014 0.70396108408617
2015 0.68232958305758

Compare Lake Wales Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 68.2%
 

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