1701 Alsace Ave
Norfolk, VA 23509
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Academy For Discovery At Lakewood serves 807 students in grades 3-8.
Academy For Discovery At Lakewood placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Academy For Discovery At Lakewood's student population of 807 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
807 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy For Discovery At Lakewood is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy For Discovery At Lakewood is 0.65, 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 Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#489 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
40%
22%
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White
43%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-8
  • Students: 807 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

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