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1701 Lake Worth Road
Lake Worth, FL 33460

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(561) 533-6300
(561) 493-0888
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October 29, 2013
For the love of God, do not send your children to this school. The administration is always making false promises to it's students and constantly letting them down. They ruined my daughter's senior year, they weren't allowed to do anything. She saw three principals in her time there, clearly the school is unstable. And let's talk about college preparedness, these staff doesn't care if their students get into college, as long as the have a high graduation rate. No one is ever there to help these kis. The college coach is nonexistent. My daughter missed so many opportunities for scholarships because the people that were supposed to keep her informed did not. They are unreliable with transcripts and the guidance receptionist is beyond rude and refuses to let the kids see the guidance counselors. Let's talk about how they jipped all the students and parents by making the kids sign a contract for the uniform on the last day of school (2012) after repeatedly lying to the kids, saying that the uniform wouldn't be changed. No integrity whatsoever, save yourself the trouble. Lake Worth High functions better as a parking lot instead of a school, level the damn place.

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2013
LWHS has been very helpful and resourceful not only to the students but to the parents. I have no complaints with any of the staff members, in fact, they have gone beyond my expectations. I have to admit it was a shaky start at first, but now that I've met the staff there is a level of respect that is well deserved. Unfortunately, there is not a whole lot of parent involvement. The best part is the school is very diversified. It would be nice to see LWHS receive funding to enable students to have more opportunities that is well deserved.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2013
My son will be attending his third year now a Junior and I am very proud of his achievements and progress with his academics as well as his maturity. He's had great teachers and support from day one. School is what you choose it to be, by making wise choices. I am very thankful for who my son is today. This school is great, awesome staff, and lots of career choices available. A definite thumbs up!!!

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May 10, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2009
My son just began this school year and I have got nothing but support from the administration and teachers. When emailed, the principal responded to me quickly and even had one of his APs call me the next day to reassure me. My son encountered a bullying problem already and the situation was handeled the next day! I understand the cultural diversity as I taught in that area and I totally agree with the parents below. We must be involved with our kids to help them succeed. I am happy with the Criminal Justice program there and am thankful for the caring teachers that do work there despite the odds. Thanks for all you do!

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2009
This school is the best they have perfect unifroms no jeans just pants I enjoy having my child in this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2009
I agree with the parent that wrote that you get what you put into it. I have two children that are going to be seniors this year. I would like to thank all the devoted teachers that have made a contribution the their excellent education. LW offers great magnet programs with devoted teachers. Stop blaming the school for your troubles and get involve, volunteer and have your kids get involve with clubs, sports, and make sure that they do their homework and study.. One of the main problems at LW is that they do not have enough parents involved in helping the school (Volunteer). Other schools in our area have parents that are always volunteering. Thanks Again Teachers you are great.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2009
As with anything in life, you get what you put into it. I have two children at LWHS and they both are very involved with clubs, sports and their magnet program, as am I. They have always received high 4s or 5s in FCAT. I believe the lack of parental involvement in the school and the students' lives is the number one problem with the school. As far as the school's diversity, that's the way life is in South Florida, stop babying your children and they will be better off in the long run.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2009
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- submitted by a student
July 20, 2009
I took my son out of this school. Too much gang activity and teachers have no control over classroom activity. No one seems to really care or maybe they are just overworked. Very sad situation.

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June 29, 2009
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April 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2009
Has excellent choice programs that help the students when they grow up.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 08, 2008
I attend Lake Worth High and I have to say it is a wonderful school. The Medical Magnet program is amazing though the class is very vigorous. I already have a schlorship for college because of it and a intership at Nova Southeastern University. We may have low test scores but that is because of its diversity. Many students there are new to the country and we have a high amount of handicapp students. I think the new principal was a great way to help the school and he is doing alot to help improve the school.

- submitted by a student
May 30, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating February 25, 2008
This is a great school, the academics are great, and the staff is awesome! A+

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 10, 2007
Morale is rock bottom for my daughter's teachers. They are stretched beyond reason and discipline has become soft with freshman academy. Class schedules changed after the fourth week of school.Unacceptable! This is not the leadership promised with the new principal. Looking for another magnet program.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2007
Lake worth has everything to offer from extracurricular activities to music. Academic program is district in its own right.

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2007
Lake Woth Community High School has so much to offer the students. Many programs are available from culinary, rotc, medical, child care, bands, clubs, and specialty classes.

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2007
I am sad to say that this school's morale and family spirit has diminished since the new administration came this year. We have lost the best guidance counselor and assistant principals to other schools and this has hurt us greatly.

- submitted by a teacher
April 10, 2007
As an employee of this school, I really think that this new administration can make a difference. The teachers are very Able and the students are excellent citizens. GO TROJANS!!

- submitted by a staff
May 23, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
May 23, 2006
I appreciate the caring teaching staff. All extracurricular activities are currently offered and reflect the student body.

- submitted by a teacher
May 07, 2006
I feel the quality of LWHS is much to be desired.From what my son tells me he more than often gets bored and he's in gifted!I had a problem with him last year and went to talk with the guidance counselor- No help found there but an empty headed person.I can't wait till he graduates!Oh and the drop off in the morning is ridiculous.I live 10 miutes away but with traffic it seems like 20.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2006
It's great academically. There's not much parent involvement though. There's many extracurricular activities you could get into. Overall, it's a pretty good school.

- submitted by a student
January 02, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
October 31, 2005
This school is great because it is multi cultural and the teachers provide a fair amount of work and have an awesome way of teaching the students.

- submitted by a student
September 21, 2005
Lake worth has the potental to be a great school. We placed our son there to be a part of the medical magnet program. This is his second year in this proram. We are disappointed in this magnet. The level of expertise and caring has not proven to be what's advertised. The administrative and guidance staff is terrific! They are helpful and friendly especially to those of us who are confused with the changing rules.

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2005
We have just started at LWHS in grade 9, but to date, all of our experiences have been positive. The response from the Guidance Department has been phenomenal, especially compared to my experiences at BAK MSOA the prior two years. My daughter, a straight A student in gifted during middle school, really likes all of her teachers. If the school year continues as it has started, high school should be an extremely positive educational experience for her. When I went to visit the campus on a school day before I even got out of my car a campus police was there to check on my presence. At this point I feel that my daughter is very safe at this school and will learn much from the ethnic and economical diversity at this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2005
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- submitted by a staff
May 14, 2005
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April 05, 2005
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- submitted by a student
April 02, 2005
This school needs to quit focusing on FCAT and start teaching spelling, grammer, math...you know the fundamentals. My son was in the gifted program in middle school and yet flunked the reading FCAT in high school, what does that tell you! He had 4 english teachers last year. His cell phone was just stolen out of his book bag and the parking situation stinks. Too many teacher work/planning days. What are the summers for? The teachers make how much and yet theres days of at least once or twice a month for planning and no school. I'm a native Floridian and I see our school system as going down the tubes. So sad.

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2005
This is the only school in which you are not allowed to speak to the principal.(If you don't believe me, call) The Guidance Counselors talk down to you (parents), and treat the students as if they have nothing of value to say. One thing you do not want to do is ask for help with anything. This school go out of thier way to avoid you. I have three boys, my oldest is graduating from LWHS this year. I will never allow my other boys to go to this school. I am going to make sure that my other children will receive a better education and be able to read and write when they graduate,and if they ever have question or problems they can go to a teacher or counselor for help without fear that they will be turned away and talked down to.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2005
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- submitted by a student
January 24, 2005
I believe that Lake Worth High School is an extremely pathetic school! I would never in a million years put my kids there! It is a joke! Put your kids somewhere they can actually be taught and not have to try and teach the teacher!

- submitted by a former student
January 17, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2004
Science program is pretty good, however the school needs some improvement with safety and learning.

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2003
Lake Worth High School is the oldest school in Palm Beach County operating on the same campus and with the same name. Due to this long history, it has a great tradition of alumni support and scholarship assistance. The magnet programs are exceptional, drawing sharp students from across the county (the school has its own Tri Rail stop). The school has programs to give students hands on experience in the construction trades, daycare services and the culinary arts to name a few. In addition to the these programs, the drama club it one of the finest in the state putting on first class drama and musical productions that include cast members from every group of students. The staff has a firm control of the campus and learning is given top priority. The school also excells in athletics, community service, etc. Lake Worth High is one of the best high schools in the state.

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2003
LWCHS has great Magnet programs: Criminal Justice, Rotc Air Force, and Pre-Med. The sports program, including the cheerleaders, seems to be fine. It is one of the largest high schools in our area. The administration keeps a close eye on discipline.

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2003
As a current student of Lake Worth High, I believe that our school is definitely one of the best public schools in the state. Most people judging our school look at the regular students who are not involved, but the heart of 'L-Dub' (Lake Worth High, for all you outsiders) lies in our magnets, as well as our extracurricular participants. While there are many students who don't even attend a full day of classes, there are so many students who strive to maintain good grades so that they can stay in football, PreMed, drama club, or any of our other sports, magnets, and extracurricular activites. You find spirit in our students on days you most expect it, and least expect it. All the yellow, red, green, and blue in the world is on L-Dub's campus during Homecoming week, and Haitian pride day leaves you blurry-eyed after seeing so much red & blue! L-Dub is diverse all the way across our 1-mile-radius campus and provides a wonderful education to anyone willing to take advantage of it. Trojans for life!

- submitted by a community member
September 09, 2003
Across the board, the classroom environment is not condusive to learning. Too many students and not enough adult supervision. Students do not follow a dress code and administration does not seem to enforce one. My children have gone on to college, but that does not change my comments above. If I had it to do over again, I would home school.

- submitted by a parent
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Lake Worth High School
1701 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL  33460
(561) 533-6300
Last modified Lake Worth High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lake Worth High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 44 reviews. Top