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NOTICE: City offices and Lakeland Senior Center closed Monday, 9/2/19, in observance of Labor Day Team Waste will observe the Labor Day holiday. All routes will be delayed by one day. Read on...

Lakeland School System Named a 2019 Exemplary District! The LSS was named a 2019 Exemplary District for the third time in four years of eligibility! Both of Lakeland's schools are 2018-19 Reward Schools. The District is #1 in the state for grades 3-5 achievement; ranked 2nd for grades 6-8 achievement. Additional Info...

2019 LAMP Concert dates June 1st, June 22nd, July 27th, August 24th, and September 28th Read on...

Team Waste Recycling Info ...to prevent contamination of recycling, which saves the City money Read on...

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Lakeland School System Named Exemplary District for 2019
Distinction Recognizes Combination of Achievement and Growth
 
The Tennessee Department of Education has named Lakeland School System an Exemplary School District for the for the third time in four years of eligibility!

Exemplary districts meet state-set requirements for student achievement, and student growth in total student population as well as individual sub-groups of students.

The District is also #1 in the state for grades 3-5 achievement; ranked 2nd for grades 6-8 achievement.

See also Lakeland Currents
           
           
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Lakeland Elementary Named a Blue Ribbon School!

           
           
The US Department of Education has announced, 10/1/18, that Lakeland Elementary School has received the distinction of being named a National Blue Ribbon School! In a press release, Superintendent Dr. Ted Horrell stated, “This award is essentially the highest honor a school can receive in the United States…”. 

Once nominated, the school goes through a series of comprehensive evaluations to determine if they qualify for the award.

Dr. Horrell and Principal Joretha Lockhart will travel to Washington, D.C., in November to receive the award.  Congratulations to LES for this prestigious honor!


Lakeland Middle Preparatory School receives another award!

LMPS received a 2018 Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors.
           

Lakeland Designated an Adventure Tourism District! LakelandTN.gov/tourism


Have you seen the "Come Discover Lakeland" video and website?
It's here.

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LMPS: Excellence in Design State Award

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School named “School of the Year” for excellence in architectural design!
Details. 
Photo by Renaissance Group

Lakeland Middle Preparatory School receives another award!

LMPS received a 2018 Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors

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Lakeland School System is #1 for Second Year in TCAP Achievement!
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Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed!

Lakeland's Livestream link (or click image)

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360° Virtual Tours: IH Clubhouse, Senior Center, and Delta Blues Winery!
           


New Rankings!!! Lakeland Ranks among Top 10 Most Affordable Places to Live in Tennessee, according to a SmartAsset ranking!


Lakeland made Wallet Hub's 2017 Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee list! Full study here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-places-to-raise-a-family-in-tennessee/36936/.
           
           

NLakeland in Top Three TN Cities for Young Families!
Lakeland, named #3, was one of only four communities to receive a perfect 10 from GreatSchools. Lakeland also earned a best risk rating of “most safe,” and its 15-year income growth rate of 69.8% was second-highest in the survey.
           
View a list of Lakeland rankings, here: LakelandTN.gov/rankings or LakelandTN.gov/buzz