Lakewood High School

4400 Briercrest Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lakewood High School serves 3,196 students in grades 9-12.
Lakewood High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Lakewood High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Lakewood High School's student population of 3,196 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
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School Comparison

Lakewood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5176 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
46%
54%
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Black
19%
5%
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White
15%
23%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lakewood High School is Ernest S. Mcbride Senior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bancroft Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Long Beach Bancroft Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 950 students
    0.4 miles
    5301 E. Centralia St.
    Long Beach, CA 90808
    (562) 425-7461
    0.4 6-8 950
  • Lakewood Macarthur Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    0.5 miles
    6011 Centralia St.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562) 420-3588
    0.5 K-5 365
  • Long Beach Twain Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 603 students
    0.7 miles
    5021 E. Centralia St.
    Long Beach, CA 90808
    (562) 421-8421
    0.7 K-5 603
  • Lakewood Cleveland Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 468 students
    1.0 miles
    4760 Hackett Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562) 420-7552
    1 K-5 468
  • Lakewood Gompers K-8 Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 749 students
    1.0 miles
    5206 Briercrest Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90713
    (562) 925-2285
    1 K-8 749

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