Lake Worth High School



Lake Worth High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Worth High School Students by Grade
PK 8
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 700
10 693
11 621
12 574

Lake Worth High School is a public high school of the Palm Beach School District located in Lake Worth, FL. It has 2,596 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lake Worth High School is the 53rd largest public high school in Florida and the 549th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,596
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 157
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 549th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 53rd out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 403rd out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 12th out of 947

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Lake Worth High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,339
(52%)
31,535
(52%)
 Female 1,257
(48%)
29,664
(48%)

Lake Worth High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,063
(41%)
18,103
(30%)
 Black 994
(38%)
18,451
(30%)
 White 255
(10%)
20,711
(34%)
 American Indian 209
(8%)
645
(1%)
 Two or More 41
(2%)
1,523
(2%)
 Asian 31
(1%)
1,704
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
62
(0%)

Lake Worth High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,161
(83%)
31,269
(51%)
 Not Eligible 348
(13%)
27,790
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(3%)
2,140
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lake Worth High School is ranked 14th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lake Worth High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.6%) is significantly 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 Worth High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2811
2006 2318
2007 2127
2008 1984
2009 1950
2010 1968
2011 2114
2012 2099
2013 2297
2014 2478
2015 2596

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 14.1
2007 13.9
2008 11.6
2009 14
2010 15.7
2011 16.4
2012 15.4
2013 16.1
2014 17
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38456065457133
2006 0.45297670405522
2007 0.4950634696756
2008 0.58618951612903
2009 0.62205128205128
2010 0.66412601626016
2011 0.71144749290445
2012 0.70414483087184
2013 0.7845015237266
2014 0.79741727199354
2015 0.86594761171032

Compare Lake Worth High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 86.6%
 

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