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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Lakewood High School is a top rated, public school located in Lakewood, CO. It has 2,116 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 49% in reading.
Address
9700 West 8th Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80215
Telephone
(303) 982-7085
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Lakewood High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
49%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1300
314 responses
Average ACT
28
311 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Median Household Income
$61,058
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,156
National
$949
Median Home Value
$300,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.54 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.54 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 200 responses
Report
  • Spirit week toga days
    17%
  • Homecoming picnic/parade
    15%
  • Drama and Music productions
    14%
  • School-wide lip dubs
    12%
  • Varsity games
    11%
  • Raising money/awareness for stuff
    10%
  • The Spoon Game
    7%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,116
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.56 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.56 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.56 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,733
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.4%
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.73 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.73 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.73 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,165/ year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.75 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.75 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.75 responses
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I loved my experience in LHS. The teachers are very supportive and the school spirit and student involvement are amazing!
There are plenty of clubs and activities for every student, and if there isn't, the administration team makes the process of creating your own club very easy.
The academic program has been one of my favorite things from LHS. The teachers put a lot of effort into their classes, and the IB diploma program and AP courses help prepare every student for college!
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Lakewood High School is one of the most supportive environments you'll find. Whether you're talking about the academics here (in the IB program) or the assortment of various clubs and activities, Lakewood has it all. There's just something about Lakewood that has a knack for fostering some of the best and brightest people all aimed towards changing the world. I wouldn't give up Lakewood for any other school!
Phenomenal school! Great academic programs and a strong sense of community. The international baccalaureate and advanced placement programs at Lakewood are outstanding and are incredibly helpful in college preparation. The teachers are supportive, patient, and, most importantly, good at their jobs. The campus is beautiful and the location is great.