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Lakeland School System

At the forefront of any thriving community is an excellent school system, and one of the things we are most proud of is our Lakeland School System.  The Lakeland School System (LSS), scores in the top 1% of all schools in the state and has been recognized as an Exemplary School District for each of the past three years it was eligible.  GreatSchools also awards LSS a “Perfect 10” rating. Below are some additional accolades our kids have achieved.

 

  • Lakeland School System Ranks #1 in TN for Achievement in Grades 3-5

 

  • Lakeland School System Ranks #2 in TN for Achievement in Grades 6-8

 

  • Lakeland Elementary School is Rated Level 5 (Highest Possible) in Growth/Value Added

 

  • Lakeland Middle Preparatory School is Rated Level 5 (Highest Possible) in Growth/Value Added

 

  • Lakeland School System is Rated Level 5 (Highest Possible) in Growth/Value Added

 

  • Lakeland Elementary School was named a 2018-19 Reward School

 

  • Lakeland Middle Preparatory was named a 2018-19 Reward School

 

  • Lakeland Elementary was named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School

 

LSS currently educates just over 1700 students at two schools, Lakeland Elementary School (K-4), and Lakeland Middle Preparatory School (5-8).  The middle school, (LMPS) was just opened in 2017 and recently won Middle School Design of the Year by the Tennessee School Boards Association.  Teaching and learning at LMPS occurs in a “digitally converted” environment, with all students receiving a Chromebook laptop.  It is also supported with Gifted and Honors programs, state-of-the-art science labs, a “maker space” that allows students to apply concepts to projects in a “hands on” fashion, and a full array of award-winning fine arts programs.

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Lakeland Preparatory High School

Lakeland School System's first high school facility will open in August of 2022 with 9th graders and will add one grade level per year culminating in the first graduating class of Lakeland Preparatory School in 2026. The new state of the art building will be an addition to the current Lakeland Middle Preparatory School which will result in a combined middle/high school campus serving grades 5 through 12. It will include a new varsity gym with capacity for 2000, a performing arts auditorium with a capacity for 800, and full range of academic, athletic, and fine arts facilities.

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