Lakewood, California is often referred to as an “instant city” because between the mid-1950s and 1960 it was completely transformed from fields of lima beans into a bustling, post-World War II suburban community. Servicemen returning from World War II needed a place to live, and they liked Southern California. For years, the nation had devoted its resources to building ships, aircraft and bombs, not houses. But during the 1950s, construction crews in Lakewood completed as many as 50 homes...Read more
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|Average value of the dwelling in which household lives||$500,720|
|Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling.||19 years|
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School Name Phone Type Grades Rating Stephen Foster Elementary School 562-804-6518 Public KG-6 Intensive Learning Center 562-633-6492 Public KG-6 Esther Lindstrom Elementary School 562-804-6525 Public KG-6 Riley Elementary School 562-420-9595 Public KG-5 Palms Elementary School 562-924-5549 Public KG-6 Holmes Elementary School 562-633-4427 Public KG-5 Macarthur Elementary School 562-420-3588 Public KG-5 Aloha Elementary School 562-924-8329 Public KG-6 Cleveland Elementary School 562-420-7552 Public KG-5 Gompers K-8 562-925-2285 Public KG-8 Madison Elementary School 562-420-7731 Public KG-5 Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School 562-924-1658 Public KG-6 Willow Elementary School 562-865-6209 Public KG-6 Craig Williams Elementary School 562-804-6540 Public KG-6 St Pancratius Elementary School Not Available Private KG-8 Educare Preschool & Kindergarten Not Available Private PK-KG Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center Not Available Private PK-KG
School Name Phone Type Grades Rating Mayfair High School 562-925-9981 Public 7-12 Lakewood High School 562-425-1281 Public 9-12 Artesia High School 562-229-7700 Public 9-12 St Joseph High School Not Available Private 9-12 Buena Vista High School 562-602-8090 Public 9-12 Paramount Alternative Education Center 562-602-8160 Public 6-12
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