LKELEC

Lake Worth Community High School

Lake Worth Community High School

Location

Lake Worth, Florida
United States

Information

Type
Public (Choice) Secondary – Title I [1]

Established
1922

School district
School District of Palm Beach County

Principal
N/A

Grades
9–12

Enrollment
2,590 (2016) [2]

Campus
Urban

Mascot
Trojans – Troy Trojan

Accreditation
Florida State Department of Education

Website
www.lwchs.org

Lake Worth Community High School is a B 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.
Home of the Trojans.

Contents

1 Academics
2 Curriculum

2.1 English
2.2 Social Studies
2.3 Math
2.4 Science
2.5 Foreign Languages

3 Athletics
4 Notable alumni
5 References
6 External links

Academics[edit]
Lake Worth Community High School has many Advanced Placement courses as well as many honors courses. The All-Star Academic Team has also been quite successful being able to make it to the finals during the 2008-2009 school year. Many students do well and are accepted into highly ranked universities. Students have been accepted to such schools as Columbia University, Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, the University of Miami, Emory University, Brown University, New York University, the Florida State University, Johns Hopkins University and Dartmouth College. During the 2008-2009 school year, one student was wait listed at Harvard University. Each year numerous students are accepted to the University of Florida, and many other respectable schools.
Curriculum[edit]
School begins at 7:23 AM and ends at 2:50 PM.
English[edit]
Four Credits of English are required. English 1 is offered all the way up to AP English Language and Literature.
Social Studies[edit]
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 i