PROFICIENCY 56% 12% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #33 of 163 in POLK
  • Ranked #13 of 44 in Lakeland
  • Ranked #1427 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
44%POLK
58%Lakeland
49%Florida

Lakeland Highlands Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "POLK" in Lakeland, FL. There are a total of 1,217 students and 66 teachers at Lakeland Highlands Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 521 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Lakeland Highlands Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.5%, which is 12% higher than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1217
Teachers66
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch521
Reduced lunch46

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Lakeland Highlands Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All57%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
642%
766%
857%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
651%
752%
859%
High Schooln/a

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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Lakeland Highlands Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 56.8% 44.2% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 18.3% 21.1% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 3.2% 1.6% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 17.4% 29.4% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.6% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 3.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Medulla Elementary School50%1.4Medulla, FL
Carlton Palmore Elementary School48%1.4Lakeland, FL
Scott Lake Elementary School67%1.5Lakeland Highlands, FL
Highlands Grove Elementary School67%1.8Lakeland, FL
George W. Jenkins Senior High44%2.3Lakeland, FL
Cleveland Court Elementary School55%2.5Lakeland, FL
Southwest Middle School38%2.6Lakeland, FL
Southwest Elementary School60%2.7Lakeland, FL
Valleyview Elementary School63%2.9Lakeland, FL
South Mckeel Academy82%3.3Lakeland, FL
Magnolia Montessori Academy85%3.5Lakeland, FL
Dixieland Elementary School49%3.5Lakeland, FL

Lakeland demographics profile

StatisticLakelandFloridaNational
Population856,61619,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,14629491
Median age35.741.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Speak English86%72%79%
Speak Spanish6%21%13%

Education level achieved in Lakeland

IndexLakelandFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.0%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college60.0%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Lakeland Highlands Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.