Academy For Discovery At Lakewood

  • Academy For Discovery At Lakewood serves 807 students in grades 3-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Academy For Discovery At Lakewood placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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Academy For Discovery At Lakewood places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Academy For Discovery At Lakewood's student population of 807 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
Total Students807 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy For Discovery At Lakewood is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy For Discovery At Lakewood is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#896 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
64%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
41%
23%
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White
43%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorfolk City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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