Lakewood Middle School

755 Somerset Ave

Lakewood, NJ 08701-2129

Grades: 7-8

686 students

Lakewood Middle School serves 686 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher 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 51%.
Lakewood Middle School operates within the Lakewood Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 686 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 686 students
Lakewood Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Lakewood Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lakewood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 13:1 12:1
Lakewood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
74%
24%
Lakewood Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
21%
17%
Lakewood Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
5%
49%
Lakewood Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
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.
0.41 0.42
Lakewood Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
85%
31%
Lakewood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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%
6%
Lakewood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,238 students has stayed relatively flat 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
Lakewood Township School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $137 MM $20 MM
Lakewood Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $132 MM $19 MM
Lakewood Township School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $26,843 $20,414
Lakewood Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $25,887 $19,395
Lakewood Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Ella G Clarke Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LakewoodElla G Clarke Elementary School
    455 Manetta Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3620
    0.2 mi | Gr. 1-6 | 714 students                      
  • LakewoodLakewood High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    855 Somerset Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3502
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1040 students                      
  • LakewoodClifton Ave Grade School
    625 Clifton Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3650
    1.1 mi | Gr. 1-6 | 998 students                      
  • LakewoodSpruce Street Elementary School
    90 Spruce St
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3660
    1.9 mi | Gr. KG | 695 students                      
  • HowellRamtown Elementary School
    216 Ramtown Greenville Rd
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)751-2493
    2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 460 students                      

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