LHS Profile

2016-17 Lakeland High School
CEEB code: 130525
Principal: Trent Derrick
School Counselors: Frank Vieira, Kim Suko and Lorain Ryan


Lakeland School District is located in northern Idaho and consists of small towns (Rathdrum, pop. 7,024 is the largest) and rural agricultural/forested areas located near Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and Spokane, Washington.  Enrollment figures for September 2016 were 4,354 students enrolled district-wide.  The district student/teacher ratio is 21:1. 


Lakeland High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school enrolling 845 students in grades 9 through 12. The school opened in the fall of 1987 and graduated its first senior class in the spring of 1989.  Lakeland High School is accredited with Merit by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.  In 2010 Lakeland High School was the only high school in the state of Idaho to receive “exemplary recognition” by the Northwest Association of School and Colleges.  


The academic program is organized on a 2 semester system. Six (6) credits per semester is the maximum course load; though seven (7) classes are allowed with permission. Honors classes are offered in English 1, 2, 3, and 4, Physical Science, Biology, Geometry, and Algebra 2.  Advanced dual credit courses in math include Trigonometry/ Pre-Calculus (Math 143 and Math 144) and Calculus (MATH170).  Advanced courses in science include Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, Physics, and BIOL 100. AP Statistics is taught on campus and other AP courses are available through online learning with Idaho Digital Learning Academy.   Typically students will opt to take dual credit college courses with North Idaho College over AP courses starting their junior year.  LHS will host twelve 100 level college courses this year.

Lakeland School District grants both a regular High School Diploma and a college preparatory diploma called an Advanced High School Diploma.

Kootenai Technical Education Campus (KTEC) offers specialized technical training programs in Health Professions/CNA, Computer Repair & Networking, Pharmacy Tech, Automotive Tech, Diesel Tech, Construction Trades, Industrial Welding & Metal Fabrication, Automation Manufacturing/Engineering, Sports Medicine, and Resort Lodging Management to juniors and seniors from Lakeland High School.  These programs offer Career Technical Education college credits/certifications through North Idaho College.

Grading and Ranking

A – Excellent                        90 – 100                4.0

B – Above                             80 – 89                  3.0

C – Average                         70 – 79                  2.0

D – Below Average              60 – 69                  1.0

F – Failure                             59 or below           0.0

Rank includes all courses, ranks shared. GPA is computed using the above quality points. Beginning with grade 9, all subjects, whether passed or failed, are included in the computation. A minimum of 46 credits is required for graduation.  Effective for the class of 2017, honor courses will utilize a weighted grade point system for honors, college preparatory and non-activity college dual enrollment classes.. The following weights are applied to these classes: A=4.5, B=3.5, C=2.50, D=1.5. Grades are recorded on the transcript and grade point average is computed in January and June.

Standardized Test Results

For the 2015-16 school year, Lakeland High School students averaged an ACT composite score of 22.7 and for the 
SAT EBRW 539.7 and Math 531.5

Post-High School Placement

47% matriculated to 2-year institutions 
25% matriculated to 4-year colleges or universities 
8% enrolled in apprenticeship program or enrolled into a vocational/technical specific school
17% pursued full time employment 
3% selected military service

2016 graduates were accepted to the following:

Auburn University
Avista Lineman School
Big Bend Com College
Boise State University
Carrington College
Carroll College
Chemeketa Community College
Clark Community College
College of Idaho
College of Southern Idaho

Corbin University

Eastern Washington University 
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Gonzaga University
Grace Bible College
Idaho State University
Lane Community College
Lewis-Clark State College
Montana State University
North Idaho College
Oregon State University

Contact Information

Frank Vieira, M.Ed
School counselor (A – G)
(208) 687-0181

Lorain Ryan
School counselor (H - N)
(208) 687-0181

Kim Suko, M.S
School Counselor (O– Z)
(208) 687-0181