Lake Worth Community High School

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Lake Worth Community High School is a C State of Florida rated public high school located in Lake Worth, Florida. Established in 1922 as Lake Worth High School, it is currently one of Palm Beach County's largest schools. It has six magnet programs: the award-winning Air Force JROTC led by former Multi-National Award-winning Drill Teams, Tyranny and Fidelis; Medicine and Allied Health; Child Care and Development; Criminal Justice; Culinary and Drafting and Design. The Palm Beach County School Board added the word Community to the names of all public high schools, including Lake Worth High School, in the 1980s.

Lake Worth Community High School
Location
Lake Worth
,
Florida

United States
Information
TypePublic (Choice) Secondary - Title I [1]
Established1922
School districtSchool District of Palm Beach County
PrincipalDr. Elvis Epps
Teaching staff140.00 (FTE)[2]
Grades9–12
Enrollment2,413 (2018-19)[2]
Student to teacher ratio17.24[2]
CampusUrban
Color(s)Maroon and White
MascotTrojans - Troy Trojan
RivalJohn I Leonard, Santaluces
AccreditationFlorida State Department of Education

Home of the Trojans.

AcademicsEdit

Lake Worth Community High School has many Advanced Placement and [AICE] courses as well as many honors courses.

EnglishEdit

Four Credits of English are required. English 1 is offered all the way up to AP English Language and Literature.

Social StudiesEdit

One credit of World History, one credit of American History, 0.5 credit of Economics, and 0.5 credit of Government are required to graduate. World history is usually taken during sophomore year, American history during junior year, and economics and government is taken during senior year.

MathEdit

Four Credits of Math are required to graduate. Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, and AP Statistics are offered.

ScienceEdit

Three Credits of Science are needed to graduate. Integrated Science I (formerly known as Earth Sciences), Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, Physics, Environmental Science, Integrated Science I & II. Some courses are also available in AP version.

Foreign LanguagesEdit

Foreign Language is required to graduate high school. At least two credits are required for college acceptance. Spanish and French are both offered from Spanish and French 1 up to AP Spanish Language and Literature and AP French Language.

AthleticsEdit

The Lake Worth Community High School mascot is the Trojan (Troy Trojan) and the colors are Maroon, Silver and White. The current Athletic Director is Frank Baxley.

 
Troy Trojan is the school's mascot

Trojan Athletics include:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball - Girls & Boys
  • Bowling- Girls & Boys
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country - Girls & Boys
  • Football - Boys
  • Flag Football - Girls
  • Golf - Girls & Boys
  • Soccer - Girls & Boys
  • Softball
  • Swimming - Girls & Boys
  • Tennis - Girls & Boys
  • Track and Field - Girls & Boys
  • Volleyball - Girls & Boys
  • Water Polo - Girls & Boys
  • Weightlifting - Girls & Boys
  • Wrestling

Many student athletes have graduated from the athletic's program at Lake Worth Community High School. Their longtime crosstown rivals have been Atlantic Community High School (Seacrest H.S.) Eagles, Santaluces Community High School Chiefs, John I. Leonard Community High School Lancers and most recently the Park Vista Community High School Cobras.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ SDPBC Title I Schools Archived 2013-05-11 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b c "LAKE WORTH HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 10, 2020.

External linksEdit