Lakewood High School

  • Lakewood High School serves 1,144 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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 1,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lakewood High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lakewood High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#389 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lakewood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lakewood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
54%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lakewood High School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
40%
51%
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Two or more races
2%
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 SC.
Diversity Score0.550.43
This chart display the diversity score of Lakewood High School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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