Lakewood Middle School

Lakewood Middle School serves 1,087 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Lakewood Middle School operates within the Lakewood Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1087 students has grown by 49% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,087 students
Lakewood Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lakewood Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Lakewood Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lakewood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Lakewood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
76%
24%
Lakewood Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
19%
16%
Lakewood Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
5%
49%
Lakewood Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lakewood Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.39 0.42
Lakewood Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
86%
32%
Lakewood Middle 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.
4%
5%
Lakewood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,710 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $28,086 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $27,196 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Lakewood Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 5,710 918
Lakewood Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $149 MM $20 MM
Lakewood Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $144 MM $20 MM
Lakewood Township School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $28,086 $19,116
Lakewood Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $27,196 $19,190
Lakewood Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakewood High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Howell Township Middle School South (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakewood Early Childhood Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • LakewoodLakewood Early Childhood Center
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 247 students100 Linden Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)886-3775
    0.1PK-KG247
  • LakewoodElla G Clarke Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 557 students455 Manetta Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3620
    0.21-5557
  • LakewoodLakewood High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1049 students855 Somerset Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3502
    0.49-121049
  • LakewoodClifton Ave Grade School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 852 students625 Clifton Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3650
    1.11-5852
  • LakewoodSpruce Street Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: KG-1 | 1022 students90 Spruce St
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3660
    1.9KG-11022

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