Lakeside Middle School

  • Lakeside Middle School serves 499 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lakeside Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Lakeside Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Lakeside Middle School's student population of 499 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students499 students
This chart display total students of Lakeside Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Lakeside Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Lakeside Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Lakeside Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lakeside Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lakeside Middle School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1511 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Lakeside Middle School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lakeside Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
10%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
30%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
36%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lakeside Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.750.51
This chart display the diversity score of Lakeside Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lakeside Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Lakeside Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
We report on new legislation in Mississippi that allows students to pray publicly in their schools across the state. Now, schools must develop policies to allow for prayer – but the new law is loaded with controversy.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.