Lakewood High School

  • Lakewood High School serves 1,096 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lakewood High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lakewood High School's student population of 1,096 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,096 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lakewood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lakewood High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank#592 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
54%
34%
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White
38%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 SC.
Diversity Score0.570.62
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Graduation Rate
81%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lakewood High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSumter 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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