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Community Advisory Board: How to Reach Members The Community Advisory Board is comprised of members from eight districts Additional Info...

Scam Notice/Call Spoofing: A resident has reported a phone call from the “City of Lakeland" The City of Lakeland has released a press release about telephone caller ID spoofing utilizing City Hall's phone number, resulting in solicitation for further info. Lakeland is not making these calls and does not randomly solicit personal info. Additional Info...

Lakeland Chamber’s February Membership Luncheon Wed, 2/26/20,11:30 am - 1 pm, at Stonebridge Golf Club - 3049 Davies Plantation Rd. RSVP by 2/24/20.

Volunteers needed for the Board of Appeals/Stormwater Board of Appeals Board The City of Lakeland will accept applications through Friday, 2/28/20 Read on...

Press Release - School Start Time for Lakeland Preparatory School The future Lakeland Preparatory School start time will be 8:15 AM. Additional Info...

Lakeland Secures Financing for New High School! Press Release
Lakeland Prep High School: Money's in the Bank!  

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.

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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!


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



Board of Commissioners Meetings...Livestreamed!

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Lakeland Rankings
Lakeland 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:

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: or