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17%
  • Lakewood Middle School
  • 755 Somerset Avenue, Lakewood
  • Lakewood Township School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,147
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
15%
  • Lakewood High School
  • 855 Somerset Avenue, Lakewood
  • Lakewood Township School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,112
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
15%
  • Clifton Ave Grade School
  • 625 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood
  • Lakewood Township School District
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 919
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
14%
  • Ella G Clarke Elementary School
  • 455 Manetta Avenue, Lakewood
  • Lakewood Township School District
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
14%
  • Oak Street Elementary School
  • 75 Oak Street, Lakewood
  • Lakewood Township School District
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 1,156
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Spruce Street Elementary School
  • 90 Spruce Street, Lakewood
  • Lakewood Township School District
  • Grades: KG - 1 · Students: 599
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
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  • Lakewood Early Childhood Center
  • 100 Linden Avenue, Lakewood
  • Lakewood Township School District
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 274
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 137:1
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Lakewood school information

IndexLakewoodNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores15%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,221
Total private schools3482324,874
Total post-secondary schools31577,963
The Lakewood, NJ educational system consists of 7 public schools, 34 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Lakewood public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 66% lower than than the New Jersey average and 70% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lakewood public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.8% have completed high school, 28.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Lakewood

IndexLakewoodNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade81.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college53.4%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters11.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

Lakewood, NJ School Districts

Lakewood Township School District

There are a total of 7 public schools, 34 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Lakewood. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lakewood, NJ schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Lakewood, NJ, an average of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Lakewood schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Lakewood, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spring Lake, NJ2,97385%72%
Bay Head, NJ1,05480%62%
Roosevelt, NJ74875%51%
Sea Girt, NJ1,69773%48%
Allenwood, NJ1,00272%46%
Lakewood, NJ54,67915%70%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pocatello, ID54,59244%11%
Smyrna, GA54,78835%28%
Novato, CA54,79054%10%
Greenwood, IN54,56475%53%
Mount Prospect, IL54,55242%15%
Lakewood, NJ54,67915%70%
Source: The Lakewood, NJ 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.