Lakewood High School (California)
|Lakewood High School|
|4400 Briercrest Avenue
Lakewood, California 90713
|Motto||Today's lancers, Tomorrow's leaders.|
|School district||Long Beach Unified School District|
|Superintendent||Christopher J. Steinhauser|
|Teaching staff||137.66 (FTE )|
|Grades||9th - 12th|
|Student to teacher ratio||36.93|
|Athletics conference||Moore League|
Lakewood High School is a public secondary school located in the southern California city of Lakewood. Founded in 1957, it is part of the Long Beach Unified School District. Lakewood is the architectural twin of nearby Millikan High School, which opened in 1956.
The school contains an Advanced Technology Magnet, a Merit Scholars Program, the Arts Program, the HERO Program, HOSM, and the Odyssey Academy.
The demographic breakdown of the 3,693 students enrolled in 2013-2014 was:
- Male - 51.0%
- Female - 49.0%
- Native American/Alaskan - 0.2%
- Asian/Pacific islanders - 13.7%
- Black - 16.9%
- Hispanic - 45.4%
- White - 21.4%
- Multiracial - 2.4%
49.3% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.
- Baseball: 1962, 1970, 1976, 1987, 2006 
- Girls' Volleyball: 2007
- Dion Bailey, American football player
- Mike Carp, infielder
- Larry Casian, pitcher
- J.R. Celski, Olympic speedskater 
- Floyd Chiffer, pitcher
- Duane Cooper, NBA point guard
- Travis d'Arnaud, catcher
- Shane Dawson, celebrity YouTuber.
- Matt Duffy, infielder
- Damion Easley, infielder
- John Elefante, singer, songwriter
- Bruce Ellingsen, pitcher
- Pat Farrah, co-founder of The Home Depot
- Mike Fitzgerald, catcher
- John Flannery, infielder
- Rod Gaspar, outfielder
- Steve Genter, 1972 Summer Olympics gold medalist (swimming)
- Bob Goen, game show host
- Chris Gomez, infielder
- Craig Grebeck, infielder
- Hunter Jones, minor league outfielder
- Dave Marshall, outfielder
- Tod Murphy, NBA power forward/center
- Tony Muser, baseball manager, infielder
- Mike Rae, quarterback
- Barbara Allen Rainey, First female US military pilot
- "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Lakewood High". ed.gov. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
- "Lakewood Lancers Baseball". Lakewood High School. 2014. Retrieved January 19, 2014.
- "J. R. Celski". United States Olympic Committee. 2014. Retrieved January 19, 2014.