Lakeside High School, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is part of the DeKalb
County School System. LHS students have excelled in both academics and
athletics since the school opened in 1965. Many awards and honors have
reflected the outstanding dedication to academic and athletic excellence
by the students, parents and staff. In 1985, Lakeside was honored as a
State and National School of Excellence; an honor which reflects the
positive relationship between the school and community. In the 2008
edition of Newsweek Nation’s Best High Schools, Lakeside was ranked
second in Georgia. In 2012, the Washington Post High School Challenge List
rated Lakeside 289th nationally, 13th in Georgia, and first in DeKalb
The Lakeside Vikings play in Georgia High School Association Class 7A, region 7. Also competing in region 7A are Berkmar, Brookwood, Central Gwinnett, Meadowcreek, Norcross, and Parkview.