Lakewood Middle School

755 Somerset Ave,

Lakewood, NJ, 08701-2129

Tel: (732)905-3600
Grades: 7-8

637 students

Lakewood Middle School serves 637 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Lakewood Middle School operates within the Lakewood Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 637 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 637 students
Lakewood Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Lakewood Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
Lakewood Middle School Asian (1988-2009)
Hispanic
70%
23%
Lakewood Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
23%
17%
Lakewood Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
51%
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.
0.46 0.92
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.
73%
29%
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%
6%
Lakewood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,251 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lakewood Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,251 983
Lakewood Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $137 MM $20 MM
Lakewood Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $132 MM $19 MM
Lakewood Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $26,843 $20,414
Lakewood Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $25,887 $19,395
Lakewood Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakewood High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Howell Township M S South Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ella G Clarke Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lakewood Ella G Clarke Elementary School
    455 Manetta Ave
    Lakewood , NJ , 08701
    (732)905-3620
    0.2  mi  |  820  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Lakewood Lakewood High School
    855 Somerset Ave
    Lakewood , NJ , 08701
    (732)905-3502
    0.4  mi  |  1055  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lakewood Clifton Ave Grade School
    625 Clifton Ave
    Lakewood , NJ , 08701
    (732)905-3650
    1.1  mi  |  888  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Lakewood Spruce Street Elementary School
    90 Spruce St
    Lakewood , NJ , 08701
    (732)905-3660
    1.9  mi  |  842  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Howell Ramtown Elementary School
    216 Ramtown Greenville Rd
    Howell , NJ , 07731
    (732)751-2493
    2  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Ocean County, NJ 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 0.36, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.92. The most diverse school district in Ocean County is Barnegat Township School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.