Department of Defense Education Activity

About Lakenheath HS

Front of LHSSince 1946, DoDEA has continued to provide a comprehensive quality education from kindergarten through grade twelve for the children of American military members, Department of Defense employees, and civilians employed in private American firms stationed overseas. The DoDEA system has a population of approximately 70,000 students, in 161 schools, and located in 11 countries, 7 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. 


LAKENHEATH HIGH SCHOOL

Lakenheath High School (LHS) serves three U.S. Air Force bases located in the East Anglia region of of the United Kingdom; about 1.5 hours drive northeast of London. LHS is coeducational secondary institution covering grades 9-12. LHS was founded in 1960, making us the oldest DoDEA school in Great Britain. The school campus is composed of an auditorium, two gymnasiums, a vocational building, 6 science labs, 4 computer labs, specialized rooms for art, music, and drama  with an extensive Information Center.


GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING

Two counselors, a school psychologist, nurse and Adolescent Substance Abuse Counselor and two Military and Family Life Counselors provide services in academic, personal, social, and career development. A Career Practicum Teacher provides opportunities in career work experience. 


 
SPORTS

LHS is a DoDEA European Division I (Large Schools) offering tennis, track, cross-country, golf, soccer, basketball, wrestling, football, volleyball, softball, baseball, and cheerleading. Games require travel to continental Europe. Various base programs also support swimming with the Lakenheath Barracudas swim team.


SPECIAL CURRICULUM FEATURES

Besides offering 10 Advanced Placement classes, Honors English 9-10, and Physics, our varied elective program provides technology and vocational classes as well as a Career Practicum program. A 4-year ROTC program includes a leadership summer camp in Germany. Special Education services are provided for students with mild to severe impairments.  Virtual online classes are available in almost every major field through the DoDEA Virtual High School. Students may participate in the Model United Nations and Model United States Senate, the Robotics Club, the Speech and Drama Festival, Creative Connections, STEMposium, Future Business Leaders of America, a local and district Film Festival, and the annual Shakespeare Festival. 

Lakenheath HS Mascot - right click to download lo-res png

Lakenheath HS

Grades: 9 - 12

Enrollment: 350

Lakenheath HS Mission

EDUCATE, ENGAGE, AND EMPOWER MILITARY CONNECTED STUDENTS TO SUCCEED IN A DYNAMIC WORLD.

Lakenheath HS Vision

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOR EVERY STUDENT, EVERY DAY, EVERYWHERE.

Mascot: Lancer

Available Mascot Downloads
Lakenheath HS Colors

Primary Color: #002147

Secondary Color: #df2436

Additional Color: #ffffff

Europe West District Goals

Goal 1: Professional Learning Community /Collaboration/Rigor/ DCAS:

If we follow the DODEA PLC/Collaboration Guide, then the Europe West District will develop a Common Collaborative Culture for ALL schools within the district.

Goal 2: College and Career Readiness Standards (Rigor/DCAS):

If we implement the College and Career Readiness Standards provided by DoDEA, then students will maximize their academic growth and well-being for college career and life.

Goal 3: Learning Walkthrough Tool (Rigor/DCAS):

If we follow the DoDEA Learning Walkthrough Guide, then the Europe West District will develop a Common Culture for ALL schools providing feedback to teachers within the district


Lakenheath HS

School Address
Lakenheath High School
UNIT 5107
APO, AE 09461-5107
United Kingdom
Phone: +44-1638-52-3115/3116
Fax: +44-1638-53-3073
DSN Phone: 314-226-3115
DSN Fax: 314-226-3073
From US: 011-44-1638-52-3115/3116
From the US Fax: 011-44-1638-53-3073