PROFICIENCY 44% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #67 of 163 in POLK
  • Ranked #25 of 44 in Lakeland
  • Ranked #2320 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
44%POLK
92%Lakeland
49%Florida

George W. Jenkins Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "POLK" in Lakeland, FL. There are a total of 2,319 students and 116 teachers at George W. Jenkins Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 772 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

George W. Jenkins Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 11% lower than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2319
Teachers116
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch772
Reduced lunch65

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment571
Taking some courses478
Taking some courses (not tests)38
Passing some courses119
Passing no courses355

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At George W. Jenkins Senior High, there are a total of 571 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 478 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All38%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School38%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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George W. Jenkins Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 58.6% 44.2% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 16.2% 21.1% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 1.6% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.0% 29.4% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.6% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 3.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Valleyview Elementary School63%0.6Lakeland, FL
Scott Lake Elementary School67%1.6Lakeland Highlands, FL
Highlands Grove Elementary School67%1.8Lakeland, FL
Highland City Elementary School50%2.2Highland City, FL
Lakeland Highlands Middle School56%2.3Lakeland, FL
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center20%3.1Lakeland, FL
Spessard L Holland Elementary58%3.1Bartow, FL
Bill Duncan Opportunity Center8%3.1Lakeland, FL
Carlton Palmore Elementary School48%3.2Lakeland, FL
Medulla Elementary School50%3.3Medulla, FL
South Mckeel Academy82%3.8Lakeland, FL
Oscar J. Pope Elementary School41%3.8Lakeland, FL

Lakeland demographics profile

StatisticLakelandFloridaNational
Population102,71419,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,55829491
Median age40.341.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%54%55%
Speak English85%72%79%
Speak Spanish11%21%13%

Education level achieved in Lakeland

IndexLakelandFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.8%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%
Source: The George W. Jenkins Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.