Lakewood High School

  • Lakewood High School serves 744 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lakewood High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lakewood High School's student population of 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lakewood High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lakewood High School is 0.45, which is less 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 (WA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#940 out of 2028 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
51%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
61%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
16%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lakewood High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
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White
72%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
7%
8%
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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 WA.
Diversity Score0.450.64
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lakewood High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLakewood School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Lakewood is not a very diverse school. They are lacking the Asian percentile. The community is not very welcoming to new cultures. That's why many new people enroll their children in Arlington and Marysville schools but still live within the Lakewood district.
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