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Lakewood High School
  • Public
  • LAKEWOOD, CO

Report Card

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

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Lakewood High School is a top rated, public school located in LAKEWOOD, CO. It has 2,046 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.

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Lakewood High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1290
441 responses
Average ACT
29
347 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$66,740
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,361
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$364,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 59 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 59 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 222 responses
  • Spirit week toga days
    16%
  • Homecoming picnic/parade
    15%
  • Drama and Music productions
    14%
  • School-wide lip dubs
    11%
  • Varsity games
    10%
  • Raising money/awareness for stuff
    9%
  • The Spoon Game
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,046
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 61 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 61 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 61 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$61,463
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.9%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 78 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 78 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 78 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,949 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 80 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 80 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 80 responses

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