Lawrence Senior High School

Tel: (516)295-8000
Grades 9-12
929 students
Lawrence Senior High School serves 929 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Lawrence Senior High School operates within the Lawrence Union Free School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 929 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 929 students
Lawrence Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lawrence Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Lawrence Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lawrence Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Lawrence Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
7%
9%
Lawrence Senior High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
41%
25%
Lawrence Senior High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
26%
18%
Lawrence Senior High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
26%
46%
Lawrence Senior High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lawrence Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.70 0.36
Lawrence Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
42%
Lawrence Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
5%
Lawrence Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,889 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $29,262 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $34,490 is higher than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Lawrence Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 2,889 926
Lawrence Union Free   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 87%
Lawrence Union Free   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $29 MM
Lawrence Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $107 MM $30 MM
Lawrence Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $29,262 $23,859
Lawrence Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $34,490 $24,841
Lawrence Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is George W Hewlett High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lawrence Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is 5 School (0.5 miles away)
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