Lakewood Middle School

Lakewood Middle School serves 725 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Lakewood Middle School operates within the N. Little Rock School District.

Overview

The student population of 725 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 725 students
Lakewood Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Lakewood Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lakewood Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Lakewood Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Lakewood Middle School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Lakewood Middle School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
40%
22%
Lakewood Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
52%
64%
Lakewood Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lakewood Middle School Sch Ethnicity Lakewood Middle 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.
0.57 0.53
Lakewood Middle 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.
42%
52%
Lakewood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
4%
10%
Lakewood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,085 students has grown by 2459% over five years.
School District Name N. Little Rock School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 9,085 923
N. Little Rock   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $9 MM
N. Little Rock   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $96 MM $10 MM
N. Little Rock   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $275,755 $9,870
N. Little Rock   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $269,538 $10,243
N. Little Rock   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nlr High School-east Campus (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Nlr High School-east Campus (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakewood Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • North Little Rock Nlr High School-east Campus
    2400 Lakeview Rd
    North Little Rock , AR , 72116
    (501)771-8200
    0.2  mi  |  1247  students  |  Gr.  9-10
  • North Little Rock Lakewood Elementary School
    1800 Fairway Ave
    North Little Rock , AR , 72116
    (501)771-8270
    1.1  mi  |  429  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Sherwood Lisa Academy North Middle School
    Charter School
    5410 Landers Rd
    Sherwood , AR , 72117
    (501)945-2727
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  146  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sherwood Lisa Academy North Elementary School
    Charter School
    5410 Landers Rd
    Sherwood , AR , 72117
    (501)945-2727
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Sherwood Lisa Academy-nlr High School
    Charter School
    5410 Landers Rd
    Sherwood , AR , 72117
    (501)945-2727
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  81  students  |  Gr.  9-11

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