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About Our School

1257795790284.jpgLakeland High School, one of two high schools in Lakeland School District 272, is located on Highway 53 in Rathdrum, Idaho.  Lakeland High School serves about 750 students from the Rathdrum, Hauser Lake, and Garwood communities as well as unincorporated areas within Kootenai county.  The area's local economy has farming, logging and growing service and manufacturing sectors.

Lakeland High School was originally built in 1979.  The school has had one major addition, which added the commons and additional rooms.  Also, Lakeland School district and the community collaborated to construct and expand the recreational facilities on the Lakeland High School Campus. 

Lakeland High School has been continuously accredited by the state since the inception of the accreditation process.  Lakeland has received meritorious accreditation on numerous occasions.  In addition to Lakeland's own academics, students have the opportunity to participate in KTEC, the NIC Tech Prep and dual enrollment programs, and a Certified Nursing Assistant Program.


Principal:  Trent Derrick
Vice Principal:  Jimmy Hoffman
AD/Asst. Principal:  Tim Cronnelly
Counselor:  Frank Vieira  (students A-I)
Counselor: Lorrain Ryan (students J-M)
Counselor:  Kim Suko  (students N-Z)
Secretary/Accounting:  Chelsea Pursley
Secretary/Registrar:  Tomia Browning
Secretary/Attendance:  Marti Fuhriman
Library:  Tifani Young
Lakeland High School
CEEB code: 130525
Principal: Trent Derrick
Assistant Principal: Jimmy Hoffman
AD/Asst. Principal: Tim Cronnelly
School Counselors: Frank Vieira, Kim Suko, Lorain Ryan
Lakeland High School is located in northern Idaho and consists of small towns (Rathdrum, pop. 6000+ is the largest) and rural agricultural/forested areas located near Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and Spokane, Washington. The district student/teacher ratio is 21:1. 
State elementary and secondary accreditation committees have recommended Lakeland High School for approved accreditation status with “Merit Recognition” for 2004.  For 2004, only twelve secondary and nineteen elementary Idaho schools have been nominated for approved accreditation status with merit recognition.  Twenty-six percent of the schools across the entire State of Idaho nominated to receive accreditation status with merit recognition fell in the Lakeland Joint School District.
Lakeland High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school enrolling 830 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.
Lakeland High School was ranked as one of the top ten High Schools in Idaho for 2014-2015.
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, Biology, Geometry, and Algebra 2.  Advanced courses in math include Trigonometry/ Pre-Calculus and Calculus.  Advance courses in science include Chemistry and Physics.
Lakeland School District grants both a regular High School Diploma and a college preparatory diploma called an Advanced High School Diploma.
KTEC offers specialized technical training programs in Health Services, CAD, CAM, Robotics, Auto Tech, Residential Construction, and Welding to juniors and seniors from Lakeland High School.  These programs offer Tech Prep college credits through North Idaho College.
College Credit Classes
English 101/175
Communications 101
Poly Science 101/105
Math 143/144
History 111/112
Psych 101
Bio 101
Calculus 170
Physical Education 101
Grading and Ranking
      College Credit or
Honor Classes are weighted
A – Excellent    90 – 100  4.0 4.5
B – Above  80 – 89  3.0  3.5
C – Average   70 – 79 2.0 2.5
D – Below Average  60 – 69  1.0 1.5
F – Failure     59 or below 0.0 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 48 credits is required for graduation.  Grades are recorded on the transcript and grade point average is computed in January and June.
 Class of 2015
There were 189 graduates in the Class of 2015
Standardized Test Results
SAT Test Scores for 11 Graders (2014-2015)
  LHS State   Above State
Reading  509 461 48
Math  508 449 59
Writing 489 443 46
1st in the State for School District's sized 2500-5000.
Colleges attended by Lakeland H. S. graduates over the last four years
Apollo College
Arizona State University
Art Institute of Seattle
Azusa Pacific University
Big Bend Com College
Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University, Idaho
Boise State University
Carnegie Mellon University
Carroll College
Champlain College
College of Idaho
Colorado, School of Mines
Colorado State University
Colorado, U of Boulder
Concordia University, Oregon
Eastern Oregon University
Eastern Washington University
Feather River College
George Fox University
Idaho State University
Idaho, University of
Kendall College
Lewis-Clark State College
Linfield College
Montana State University
Montana Tech
Montana, University of
Mt. Hood Com College
Nevada, U of Las Vegas
North Idaho College
Northwest Nazarene University
Portland State University
Portland, University of
Rochester, University  of
Seattle University
Sierra Nevada College
Southwestern Oregon Com. College
Spokane Falls Community College
St. Thomas, University of
United State Military Academy
United States Naval Academy
Valparaiso University
Washington State University
Whitman College
Whitworth University
Contact Information
Frank Vieira, M.Ed     Lorain Ryan, M.Ed       Kim Suko, M.S.
School counselor (A – I) School counselor (J – M)   School Counselor (N – Z)
(208) 687-0181  (208) 687-0181       (208) 687-0181