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Lakewood High School
  • Public
  • Lakewood, CA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Lakewood High School is an above average, public school located in Lakewood, CA. It has 3,224 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 to 1. According to state test scores, 18% of students are at least proficient in math and 46% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
46%
Percent Proficient - Math
18%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1100
439 responses
Average ACT
24
58 responses
AP Enrollment
31%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$93,432
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,839
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$568,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 74 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 74 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 259 responses
  • Football games
    20%
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • Club events, homecoming fair, prom, winter formal
    18%
  • The Musical Production every year
    8%
  • Winter Formal
    7%
  • School Spirit Weeks
    7%
  • The Music Concerts
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,224
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 86 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 86 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 86 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
27:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$112,852
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.2%
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 102 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 102 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 102 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$14,706 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 109 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 109 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 109 responses

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