Lawrence Elementary School

Lawrence Elementary School serves 393 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Lawrence Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 393 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 393 students
Lawrence Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Lawrence Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lawrence Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Lawrence Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Lawrence Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
5%
3%
Lawrence Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
32%
32%
Lawrence Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Lawrence Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
55%
56%
Lawrence Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lawrence Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lawrence Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.59 0.76
Lawrence Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
55%
34%
Lawrence Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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%
7%
Lawrence Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 85,793 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 85,793 594
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,162 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arvada High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wheat Ridge 5-8 Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arvada K-8 Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arvada Arvada K-8 Elementary School
    5751 Balsam St
    Arvada , CO , 80002
    (303)982-1240
    0.3  mi  |  690  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Arvada Foster Elementary School
    5300 Saulsbury Court
    Arvada , CO , 80002
    (303)982-1680
    0.6  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Arvada Arvada High School
    7951 West 65th Ave
    Arvada , CO , 80004
    (303)982-0162
    1.2  mi  |  993  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Arvada Peck Elementary School
    6495 Carr St
    Arvada , CO , 80004
    (303)982-0590
    1.2  mi  |  383  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Arvada Secrest Elementary School
    6875 West 64th Ave
    Arvada , CO , 80003
    (303)982-0760
    1.2  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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