Lakewood High School

Lakewood High School serves 2,085 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Lakewood High School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2085 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 132 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,085 students
Lakewood High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lakewood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 132 teachers
Lakewood High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lakewood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Lakewood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
Lakewood High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
28%
33%
Lakewood High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
2%
5%
Lakewood High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
61%
55%
Lakewood High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Lakewood High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.38
Lakewood High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
35%
Lakewood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Lakewood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 79% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,184 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,334 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
3
Number of Students Managed 86,011 555
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 83%
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $879 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $892 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,184 $12,220
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,334 $11,937
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Miller Special Education (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Miller Special Education (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dennison Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Denver Dennison Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 622 students
    0.5 miles
    401 Independence St
    DenverCO 80226
    (303)982-6382
    0.5KG-6622
  • DenverEiber Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 440 students
    0.6 miles
    1385 Independence St
    DenverCO 80215
    (303)982-6406
    0.6KG-6440
  • DenverMiller Special EducationSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 97 students
    0.7 miles
    200 Kipling St
    DenverCO 80226
    (303)982-7200
    0.7PK-1297
  • DenverCreighton Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 685 students
    0.8 miles
    75 Independence St
    DenverCO 80226
    (303)982-6282
    0.87-8685
  • DenverSouth Lakewood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 499 students
    1.1 miles
    8425 West 1st Ave
    DenverCO 80226
    (303)982-7325
    1.1KG-6499

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