Lakewood High School

855 Somerset Ave

Lakewood, NJ 08701-2127

Grades: 9-12

1,040 students

Lakewood High School serves 1,040 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Lakewood High School operates within the Lakewood Township School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1040 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,040 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more 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 10:1 12:1
Hispanic
66%
24%
Black
26%
17%
White
8%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.50 0.42
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.
78%
31%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,238 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $26,843 is higher than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four years.
The district spending/student of $25,887 is higher than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Lakewood Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,238 922
Graduation Rate 63% 92%
District Total Revenue $137 MM $20 MM
District Spending $132 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $26,843 $20,414
District Spending / Student $25,887 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brick Township High School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakewood Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ella G Clarke Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LakewoodLakewood Middle School
    755 Somerset Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3600
    0.4 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 686 students                      
  • LakewoodElla G Clarke Elementary School
    455 Manetta Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3620
    0.4 mi | Gr. 1-6 | 714 students                      
  • LakewoodClifton Ave Grade School
    625 Clifton Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3650
    1.1 mi | Gr. 1-6 | 998 students                      
  • HowellRamtown Elementary School
    216 Ramtown Greenville Rd
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)751-2493
    1.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 460 students                      
  • HowellGreenville Elementary School
    210 Ramtown Greenville Rd
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)202-1745
    1.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 416 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 14, 2009 - Lakewood High School is a school of unity. The teachers and students are all working together to make the school a better place. This school is unlike any other : there are problems here just like any other school, but there is also a lot of greatness that happens in that school. Over the past few years it seems that Lakewood has gone down a little, but we all know that its on its way back up. This school is somethimg really special. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 25, 2009 - Lakewood High School is a very unsafe school. Students join gangs and do drugs.The teachers do not care about their students nor about their safety. Lakewood is a school that I will never send my child to. - Posted by Parent

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