Lakewood High School (California)

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Lakewood High School
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Address
4400 Briercrest Avenue
Lakewood, California 90713
United States
Coordinates 33°50′18″N 118°7′22″W / 33.83833°N 118.12278°W / 33.83833; -118.12278Coordinates: 33°50′18″N 118°7′22″W / 33.83833°N 118.12278°W / 33.83833; -118.12278
Information
Funding type Public
Motto Today's lancers, Tomorrow's leaders.
Established 1957
School district Long Beach Unified School District
Superintendent Christopher J. Steinhauser
Principal Mario Jimenez
Principal Shawn Abbate
Teaching staff 137.66 (FTE )
Grades 9th - 12th
Enrollment 3,693 (2013-2014)
Student to teacher ratio 36.93
Color(s)      Red
     White
Athletics conference Moore League
Nickname Lancers
Newspaper The Lance
Website
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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.

Overview[edit]

The school contains an Advanced Technology Magnet, a Merit Scholars Program, the Arts Program, the HERO Program, HOSM, and the Odyssey Academy.

Demographics[edit]

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.[1]

Athletics[edit]

State championships[edit]

  • Baseball: 1962, 1970, 1976, 1987, 2006 [2]
  • Girls' Volleyball: 2007

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Lakewood High". ed.gov. Retrieved December 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Lakewood Lancers Baseball". Lakewood High School. 2014. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "J. R. Celski". United States Olympic Committee. 2014. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 

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