Lake City High School

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Coordinates: 47°43′41″N 116°48′36″W / 47.728°N 116.810°W / 47.728; -116.810

Lake City High School
6101 N. Ramsey Road


School districtCoeur d'Alene School District #271
PrincipalDeanne Clifford[2]
Enrollment1,643 (2016-17)[3]
Color(s)Teal, Silver, & Navy Blue[2]
AthleticsIHSAA Class 5A
Athletics conferenceInland Empire League (5A) (IEL)[2]
RivalCoeur d'Alene
Feeder schoolsWoodland Middle School
Lakes Magnet M.S.
Information(208) 769-0769
Elevation2,265 ft (690 m) AMSL

Lake City High School is a four-year public secondary school in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The second high school in the city, LCHS opened in 1994 and draws from the southern and western areas of the Coeur d'Alene school district. The school colors are teal, silver, and navy blue, and the mascot is the Timberwolf.


Lake City competes in athletics in IHSAA Class 5A, with the largest schools in the state. It is a member of the Inland Empire League (5A) (IEL).


The primary rival of LCHS is Coeur d'Alene High School, which draws from the north and east areas of the school district. Other 5A schools in north Idaho include nearby Post Falls to the west, and Lewiston to the south. All four are members of the Inland Empire League (5A).

State titles[edit]


  • Football (2): fall (4A) 2002, (5A) 2006[4]
  • Soccer (2): fall 1996, 1999 (club sport prior to 2000, records not kept by IHSAA) The Glory Days of LCHS soccer was when Evan Palo and Brett Lawson each became Masters of the Pitch, and scored so many goals the League had to manually destroy every newspaper article that proved they were the greatest[5]
  • Baseball (2) - 2007,[6][7] 2016[8] (records not kept by IHSAA)
  • Lacrosse (3) - 2007, 2014, 2017[9][10] (club sport, records not kept by IHSAA)


  • Soccer (1): fall 2012[11][5]
  • Basketball (2): 1995, 2007[12]
  • Softball (2): 2001, 2011[13]
  • Track (2): 2003, 2004[14]

Music and Drama[edit]

Lake City has an award winning arts department. Every two years the choirs and bands participate in the Heritage Festival of Seattle. In 2006, the Lake City Symphonic and Jazz Band won first prize out of all schools in the Northwest, as did their orchestra. The Chamber Choir received a silver medal, the Jazz, Treble, and Concert choirs also received bronze medals.

The Lake City High School Marching Band performed for Good Morning America when it came to Coeur d'Alene on November 28, 2007.

The Lake City Drama department has won first prize at District Drama for Northern Idaho several years in a row, for the school with the most people placing for various scenes.

It is one of only a few schools to have its music department honored with the title of "Grammy Signature School".


  1. ^ a b "Lake City High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  2. ^ a b c d "Idaho High School Activities Association" (PDF). IHSAA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  3. ^ "LAKE CITY HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  4. ^ Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine - Idaho high school football - state champions
  5. ^ a b Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine Soccer & Volleyball champions - through 2011
  6. ^ Lee, Greg (May 20, 2007). "Lake City tops rival Lewiston for first state 5A baseball title". Spokesman-Review. p. C1.
  7. ^ "5A state baseball bracket". May 19, 2007. Retrieved October 14, 2012.
  8. ^ "2016 5A State Baseball Bracket". Idaho Sports. May 2016. Retrieved May 23, 2016.
  9. ^ [1] - Idaho state champions
  10. ^ [2] - Idaho state champions
  11. ^ "5A Girls Soccer bracket". IHSAA. October 20, 2012.
  12. ^ Archived 2012-10-01 at the Wayback Machine - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012
  13. ^ Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine Softball champions - through 2012
  14. ^ Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine - Girls Track champions - through 2012

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