Lake City school information

IndexLake CityFloridaNational
Average Test Scores38%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:117:116:1
Total public schools133,38879,221
Total private schools51,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools14667,963
The Lake City, FL educational system consists of 13 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Lake City public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 23% lower than than the Florida average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake City public schools is 14:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.6% have completed high school, 17.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake City are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Lake City.
  • 83.9% of people in Lake City have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.6% of people in Lake City have completed high school.
  • 17.7% of people in Lake City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake City

IndexLake CityFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade83.9%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.7%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lake City (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Watertown, FL3,45165%32%
Five Points, FL1,06352%6%
White Springs, FL87142%15%
Lake City, FL12,13738%22%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Babylon, NY12,13063%28%
Neosho, MO12,14444%12%
Speedway, IN12,14575%52%
Palmer Town, MA12,14562%25%
Portland, TN12,12557%16%
Lake City, FL12,13738%22%
Source: The Lake City, FL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.