PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Long Beach Unified
38%Lakewood
38%California

Lakewood High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Long Beach Unified" in Lakewood, CA. There are a total of 3,553 students and 135 teachers at Lakewood High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 1,291 free lunch students and 463 reduced lunch students.

Lakewood High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 11% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students3553
Teachers134.99
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch1291
Reduced lunch463

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment776
Taking some courses590
Taking some courses (not tests)178
Passing some courses310
Passing no courses285

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Lakewood High, there are a total of 776 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 590 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All26%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School26%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All42%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School42%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Lakewood High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 21.9% 15.5% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 17.1% 14.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.1% 11.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.3% 55.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.9% 1.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Lakewood demographics profile

StatisticLakewoodCaliforniaNational
Population81,05439,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8,60625691
Median age38.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

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%
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Source: The Lakewood High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.