Lakewood Middle School

755 Somerset Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,126 students in grades 6-8, Lakewood Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,126 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lakewood Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Lakewood Middle School's student population of 1,126 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,126 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Lakewood Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lakewood Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1704 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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19%
36%
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34%
49%
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7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Lakewood Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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10%
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Hispanic
90%
32%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
4%
40%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lakewood Middle School's ranking?
Lakewood Middle School is ranked #1704 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Lakewood Middle School often compared to?
Lakewood Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Howell Township Middle School North, Howell Township Middle School South by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Lakewood Middle School?
1,126 students attend Lakewood Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Lakewood Middle School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, and 4% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lakewood Middle School?
Lakewood Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Lakewood Middle School offer ?
Lakewood Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Lakewood Middle School part of?
Lakewood Middle School is part of Lakewood Township School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,126 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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