Lakewood High School

  • Lakewood High School serves 1,112 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Lakewood High School operates within the Lakewood Township School District.
  • Lakewood Township School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1112 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,112 students
Lakewood High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Lakewood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Lakewood High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Lakewood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Lakewood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
n/a
10%
Lakewood High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
75%
25%
Lakewood High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
20%
16%
Lakewood High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
5%
48%
Lakewood High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lakewood High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.42
Lakewood High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Lakewood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Lakewood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Lakewood Township School District's student population of 5,848 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 62% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $30,572 is higher than the state average of $21,792. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $30,050 is higher than the state average of $20,672. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Lakewood Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 5,848 954
Lakewood Township School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate 61% 94%
Lakewood Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $160 MM $21 MM
Lakewood Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2015)
District Spending $157 MM $20 MM
Lakewood Township School District District Spending (1992-2015)
District Revenue / Student $30,572 $21,792
Lakewood Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2015)
District Spending / Student $30,050 $20,672
Lakewood Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    LakewoodNJ 08701
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    1.1 miles
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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  12/14/2009
Lakewood High School is a school of unity. The teachers and students are all working together to make the school a better place. This school is unlike any other : there are problems here just like any other school, but there is also a lot of greatness that happens in that school. Over the past few years it seems that Lakewood has gone down a little, but we all know that its on its way back up. This school is somethimg really special.
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2  4/25/2009
Lakewood High School is a very unsafe school. Students join gangs and do drugs.The teachers do not care about their students nor about their safety. Lakewood is a school that I will never send my child to.
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