Lakewood Elementary School

  • Lakewood Elementary School serves 454 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Lakewood Elementary School's student population of 454 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students454 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lakewood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lakewood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lakewood Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2441 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lakewood Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
53%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
41%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lakewood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.550.46
This chart display the diversity score of Lakewood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lakewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurham Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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My family has had a great experience at Lakewood so far. The teachers and facilities are excellent, with great music, arts and science programs. The new administration is really wonderful and has already made a bunch of positive changes that have me really excited for the next few years. I highly recommend taking a tour and meeting some of the people that make this school such a warm and welcoming place.
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