Lakewood Elementary School

Lakewood Elementary School's current campus dates from 1962, when a new Lakewood opened after heavy snows in March, 1960 collapsed the previous Lakewood's roof. The earlier Lakewood School was on Chapel Hill Road, at the later Lakewood YMCA location. Renovated and/or enlarged in 1963 and '64 and again in 2005, Lakewood now has a buildings enclosing more than 59,000 square feet, designed for a student body of 302 with a campus of 12.6 acres.