Lakewood school information

IndexLakewoodNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores49%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,235
Total private schools3482324,875
Total post-secondary schools31577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Lakewood are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Lakewood.
  • 81.5% of people in Lakewood have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.2% of people in Lakewood have completed high school.
  • 26.9% of people in Lakewood have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lakewood

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  • Clifton Ave Grade Sch625 Clifton AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 843 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Ella G Clarke Elem School455 Manetta AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 881 · Ratio: 14:152
  • Lakewood High855 Somerset AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 112 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Lakewood Middle755 Somerset AvenueGrades: 07 - 08Students: 658 · Ratio: 14:138
  • Oak Street Elem School75 Oak StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 1,028 · Ratio: 15:154
  • Spruce St Elem School90 Spruce StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 739 · Ratio: 16:151

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Education level achieved in Lakewood

IndexLakewoodNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade81.5%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school79.2%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college52.6%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.4%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.9%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters11.2%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lakewood (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Island Heights, NJ1,71093%36%
Bay Head, NJ99793%36%
Spring Lake, NJ2,99991%33%
Sea Girt, NJ1,84491%33%
Manasquan, NJ5,84187%28%
Lakewood, NJ51,94449%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Battle Creek, MI51,96347%31%
Hoboken, NJ51,97961%10%
Lehi, UT51,98279%16%
Oak Park, IL51,98892%35%
Peabody, MA51,86858%15%
Lakewood, NJ51,94449%28%
Source: The Lakewood, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.