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Contact Information (School Year 2016-17)
Last updated: 1/6/2017
School Description and Mission Statement (School Year 2016-17)
The mission of Lakewood High School is to support the personal and intellectual success of every student in a safe and positive environment that encourages social responsibility, maintains rigorous expectations and integrates career development skills. In order to prepare all students to become successful, Lakewood High School offers a diverse curriculum that addresses the needs of all students. High academic courses, including Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors classes, are provided. AVID classes and extensive tutoring are also available. Lakewood High School is comprised of smaller groups of students, teachers, and counselors called Pathways. The five programs currently in place are:
Applied Technology Magnet (ATM) This Secondary Specialized Program is aimed at extending student's experiences with technology through the study of informatics: the practice of information processing and the engineering of information systems. Students will develop the real world skills to be successful after high school and understand that a literate nation not only reads; it computes, investigates, and innovates. Students will make connections between the world of technology and all aspects of life. Students study the six core technologies and related industry sectors. Core technologies include; communication, bio-medical, transportation, manufacturing, construction, and energy. ATM emphasizes skills needed to support career fields in information technology, computer science, and big data, preparing students for some of the fastest growing industries.
Digital Media Arts and Communication (DMAC) Capturing the world through your lens, the Digital Media Academy's mission is to increase student's creative and technical expertise through film, photography and graphic design and to integrate rigorous curriculum that will prepare students to pursue their talents in a complex ever-changing world. Graduates of DMAC will be able to understand the process and role of design and visual communication in historical and contemporary contexts from both sides of the camera. Students will develop and sharpen these skills that require teamwork, discipline, organization, accountability, and attention to detail.
Health Occupations and Sports Medicine (HOSM) is specifically designed with a passion for healthcare or sports medicine. The highly specialized curriculum is infused throughout to meet the academic and career needs of students interested in health, wellness, and medical careers. Students will have many opportunities to develop various skills through challenging hands-on, real world, academic and technical classes. HOSM will provide the necessary tools to succeed in a four-year university, a two-year college, a vocational/technical school or a career directly from high school.
Merit Scholars as a Secondary Specialized Program, Merit is a rigorous college preparatory program committed to preparing students for entrance into a four-year college/university. In preparing students for higher education, the Merit Scholars curriculum exceeds the UC/CSU A-G requirements. Students are required to take a minimum of five Advanced Placement courses. Students within this program will be placed in Accelerated of Honors courses to benefit from a college preparatory curriculum provided by experienced teachers committed to academic and individual development.
Odyssey Academy is a creative and academically challenging program which provides cross-curricular projects/field trips with a focus on marine studies. The Odyssey Academy is committed to advancing the total personal and academicliteracy of each student by preparing them for success at the university level or on a path to a career. Our time-tested marine related curriculum incorporate21st Century Skills that promote learning real world skills at a personal and public level essential for living in a global community. THe ocean theme is seen both inside the classroom and through Odyssey field trips to research labs and aquariums.
Knights As a Special Program, the Lakewood High School “Knights” option is offered to a section of well-qualified students within each Pathway. Qualified students will be placed in Accelerated and Honors classes. The Knights program is for highly capable student who desire an intellectually demanding and rigorous high school experience. Students interested in the Knights program will need to indicate which Pathway (DMA, HOSM, Odyssey) they desire to study within as a “Knight.” Admission requirements: 2.5 GPA
Last updated: 1/25/2017
Student Enrollment by Grade Level (School Year 2015-16)
|Grade Level||Number of Students|
Last updated: 1/24/2017
Student Enrollment by Student Group (School Year 2015-16)
|Student Group||Percent of Total Enrollment|
|Black or African American||17.7 %|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0.3 %|
|Hispanic or Latino||44.1 %|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||2.6 %|
|Two or More Races||1.5 %|
|Student Group (Other)||Percent of Total Enrollment|
|Socioeconomically Disadvantaged||53.4 %|
|English Learners||4.9 %|
|Students with Disabilities||11.0 %|
|Foster Youth||0.6 %|
Last updated: 1/24/2017