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85%
  • Belmont Academy
  • 1476 Sw Walter Ave, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: KG - 10 · Students: 370
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
69%
  • Westside Elementary School
  • 1956 Sw County Road 252b, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 769
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
69%
  • Pinemount Elementary School
  • 324 Sw Gabriel Pl, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 492
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
64%
  • Columbia City Elementary School
  • 7438 Sw State Road 47, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 596
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
59%
  • Lake City Middle School
  • 843 Sw Arlington Blvd, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 1,047
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
49%
  • Summers Elementary School
  • 1388 Sw Mcfarlane Ave, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 672
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
43%
  • Columbia High School
  • 469 Se Fighting Tiger Dr, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,914
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
42%
  • Richardson Middle School
  • 646 Se Pennsylvania St, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 561
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
37%
  • Niblack Elementary School
  • 837 Ne Broadway Ave, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 261
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
37%
  • Melrose Park Elementary School
  • 820 Se Putnam St, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 442
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
20%
  • Pathways Academy
  • 1301 Nw Labonte Ln, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 109
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
0%
  • Residential Services
  • 444 W Duval St, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 8
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
0%
  • Columbia Virtual Instruction Program
  • 372 W Duval St, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 4
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
0%
  • Prek Ese
  • 444 W Duval St, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: 4 - 7 · Students: 11
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
0%
  • Columbia Virtual Franchise
  • 372 W Duval St, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 1
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Columbia Virtual Instruction Program (district Provided)
  • 372 W Duval St, Lake City
  • COLUMBIA
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 5
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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.

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%

Lake City, FL School Districts

Columbia County School District

There are a total of 13 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Lake City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lake City, FL schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Lake City, FL, an average of 83.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Lake City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Lake City, FL schools.

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Neosho, MO12,14444%12%
Babylon, NY12,13063%28%
Palmer Town, MA12,14562%25%
Speedway, IN12,14575%52%
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.