Lakewood High School

Lakewood High School serves 2,052 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Lakewood High School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 2052 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,052 students
Lakewood High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Lakewood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lakewood High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Lakewood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
Lakewood High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
25%
32%
Lakewood High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Lakewood High School Black (1988-2012)
White
63%
56%
Lakewood High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lakewood High School Sch Ethnicity Lakewood High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.54 0.39
Lakewood High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
22%
34%
Lakewood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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 (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,801 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,801 594
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 81% 78%
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,162 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LakewoodHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Dennison Elementary School
    401 Independence St
    LakewoodCO 80226
    (303)982-6382
    0.5 mi | 625 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • LakewoodEiber Elementary School
    1385 Independence St
    LakewoodCO 80215
    (303)982-6406
    0.6 mi | 414 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • LakewoodMiller Special Education
    Special Education School
    200 Kipling St
    LakewoodCO 80226
    (303)982-7200
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | 208 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • LakewoodCreighton Middle School
    75 Independence St
    LakewoodCO 80226
    (303)982-6282
    0.8 mi | 696 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • LakewoodSouth Lakewood Elementary School
    8425 West 1st Ave
    LakewoodCO 80226
    (303)982-7325
    1.1 mi | 563 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
Lakewood, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Lakewood is Dower Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.