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East Lake High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,091
Best High School in Florida
#30
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PINELLAS
Type Public
 Phone (727)942-5419
 Location 1300 SILVER EAGLE DR
TARPON SPRINGS, FL 34688
Charter School No

East Lake High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 30th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The East Lake High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White78.7%1,646
Black4%83
Hispanic10.8%225
Asian Pacific3.1%64
Native American Indian0.1%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%4
Two or more races3.2%66

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 8.6%

16.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, EAST LAKE HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 40th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman539
Sophomore523
Junior526
Senior503
Total2,091

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
96%

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Florida Median86%
Percentile96%
White97%
Black60% to 79%*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 73rd in Florida

Students at East Lake High School scored an average 65% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 16.2% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls53%75%
Boys61%71%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 69%*60% to 69%*
Black30% to 39%*50% to 59%*
Hispanic50% to 54%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial--
White60%76%
With Disabilites30% to 34%*35% to 39%*
Limited English50% or more*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1041

The average SAT score for East Lake High School students in 2014 was 1041.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 85th in Florida

736 out of 1,029 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (72%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 19% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 63rd in Florida

East Lake High School offers 19 AP courses. 37 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. East Lake High School had 371 taking AP exams with a 133 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 36% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 37% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 27%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate25%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.2%27
Boys1.4%17
Girls1%10
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students9.9%216
Boys11.2%132
Girls8.5%84
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.1%68
Boys4.5%53
Girls1.3%15

Location

East Lake High School
1300 SILVER EAGLE DR
TARPON SPRINGS, FL
34688
(727)942-5419

10 out of 10 1

District

PINELLAS
LARGO, FL