PROFICIENCY 41% 15% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%DeKalb County
77%Atlanta
35%Georgia

Lakeside High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "DeKalb County" in Atlanta, GA. There are a total of 2,048 students and 112 teachers at Lakeside High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 770 free lunch students and 81 reduced lunch students.

Lakeside High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.5%, which is 15% higher than the Georgia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2048
Teachers111.7
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch770
Reduced lunch81

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment646
Taking some courses552
Taking some courses (not tests)88
Passing some courses333
Passing no courses213

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 Lakeside High School, there are a total of 646 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 552 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All36%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School36%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School45%

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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Lakeside High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictGeorgiaNational
Caucasian 36.3% 11.0% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 29.8% 66.2% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 7.0% 6.1% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.8% 14.7% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Globe Academy Charter School I65%0.5Atlanta, GA
Oak Grove Elementary School62%0.6Atlanta, GA
Briarlake Elementary School55%1.0Decatur, GA
Hawthorne Elementary School40%1.3Atlanta, GA
Sagamore Hills Elementary School52%1.3Atlanta, GA
Henderson Mill Elementary School45%1.7Atlanta, GA
Dresden Elementary School18%1.7Chamblee, GA
Druid Hills Middle School38%1.9North Decatur, GA
Laurel Ridge Elementary School50%2.1North Decatur, GA
Margaret Harris Comprehensive School80%2.3North Druid Hills, GA
Henderson Middle School46%2.4Chamblee, GA
International Student Center6%2.7North Druid Hills, GA

Atlanta demographics profile

StatisticAtlantaGeorgiaNational
Population456,37810,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,42016791
Median age33.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%54%55%
Speak English90%86%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%

Education level achieved in Atlanta

IndexAtlantaGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school86.6%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college70.3%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.3%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters21.2%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Lakeside High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.