Public Schools in Lake County, Tennessee

There are 3 Public Schools in Lake County, Tennessee, serving a population of 7,588 people in an area of 166 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,529 people, and 1 Public School per 55 square miles.

In Tennessee, Lake County is ranked 31st of 95 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 69th of 95 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Lake County Public Schools

Find Lake County, Tennessee public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.

Lake County High School 300 Cochran Street Tiptonville, TN

Lara Kendall Elementary 200 North College Street Ridgely, TN

Margaret Newton Elementary 819 Church Street Tiptonville, TN

About Lake County Public Schools

Lake County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Lake County, TN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Tennessee, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Lake County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Lake County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Lake County Public School Statistics

Find Lake County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Lake County Public School Enrollment
 Lake CountyTennessee
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment91 (100.0%)51,699 (59.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment65 (100.0%)69,883 (88.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)275 (100.0%)289,243 (88.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)189 (99.0%)298,717 (87.7%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)430 (86.7%)295,647 (86.7%)
Lake County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Lake CountyTennessee
Less than 9th Grade Education585 (10.3%)219,600 (4.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)913 (16.1%)370,670 (8.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,480 (43.8%)1,467,848 (32.4%)