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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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George W. Jenkins Senior High School is a highly rated, public school located in Lakeland, FL. It has 2,291 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 48% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

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6000 Lakeland Highlands Rd
Lakeland, FL 33813
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
48%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1120
322 responses
Average ACT
23
217 responses
AP Enrollment
24%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$50,584
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$978
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$150,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 45 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 45 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 143 responses
  • Pep Rally
    17%
  • Senior Field Day
    15%
  • Homecoming football game
    14%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Grad night at Universal
    10%
  • Band show at football games
    8%
  • Powderpuff Football game
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,291
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 48 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 48 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 48 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$36,428
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 73 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 73 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 73 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,612 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 77 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 77 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 77 responses

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