Lakewood High School

  • Lakewood High School serves 3,280 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lakewood High School's student population of 3,280 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 129 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers129 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lakewood High School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lakewood High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3173 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
11%
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Hispanic
44%
54%
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Black
20%
6%
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White
17%
24%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lakewood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.720.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Long Beach Bancroft Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 980 students
    0.4 miles
    5301 E. Centralia St.
    Long Beach, CA 90808
    (562)425-7461
    0.4 6-8 980
  • Lakewood Macarthur Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 356 students
    0.5 miles
    6011 Centralia St.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562)420-3588
    0.5 K-5 356
  • Long Beach Twain Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 608 students
    0.7 miles
    5021 E. Centralia St.
    Long Beach, CA 90808
    (562)421-8421
    0.7 K-5 608
  • Lakewood Cleveland Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
    1.0 miles
    4760 Hackett Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562)420-7552
    1.0 K-5 491
  • Lakewood Gompers K-8
    Grades: K-8 | 773 students
    1.0 miles
    5206 Briercrest Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562)925-2285
    1.0 K-8 773

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