Lakewood school information

IndexLakewoodCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores38%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools158,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Lakewood, CA educational system consists of 15 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lakewood public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 1% higher than than the California average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lakewood public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.7% have completed high school, 28.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Lakewood are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Lakewood.
  • 87.5% of people in Lakewood have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.7% of people in Lakewood have completed high school.
  • 28.4% of people in Lakewood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lakewood

IndexLakewoodCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41270%42%
Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
Lakewood, CA81,05438%22%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Farmington Hills, MI81,15448%2%
Palm Coast, FL80,94860%22%
Cranston, RI80,88234%30%
Largo, FL80,67848%2%
Lake Forest, CA80,65854%9%
Lakewood, CA81,05438%22%
Source: The Lakewood, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.