Lakewood High School

245 Lakewood School Rd

Salemburg, NC 28385-9118

Grades: 9-12

536 students

Lakewood High School serves 536 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lakewood High School operates within the Sampson County s School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 536 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 536 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
14%
14%
Black
33%
27%
White
45%
52%
Two or more races
7%
3%
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.
0.67 0.45
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.
58%
47%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,589 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Sampson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 8,589 1,330
Graduation Rate 64% 74%
District Total Revenue $86 MM $19 MM
District Spending $88 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,307 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,582 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sampson Early College High School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roseboro-salemburg Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salemburg Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SalemburgSalemburg Elementary School
    404 College St
    SalemburgNC 28385
    (910)525-5547
    1.8 mi | 513 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RoseboroRoseboro Elementary School
    180 Butler Island Rd
    RoseboroNC 28382
    (910)525-4538
    2.6 mi | 387 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RoseboroRoseboro-salemburg Middle School
    305 West Pleasant St
    RoseboroNC 28382
    (910)525-4764
    2.7 mi | 433 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RoseboroBeaver Dam Elementary School
    12059 Hwy 210 South
    RoseboroNC 28382
    (910)531-3378
    7.9 mi | 134 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ClintonSampson Early College High School
    1801 Sunset Ave
    ClintonNC 28329
    (910)592-8081
    8.1 mi | 197 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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