Lawlor Early Childhood Center

41 Lexington St,

Lawrence, MA, 01841-2526

Tel: (978)975-5956
Grades: KG

190 students

Lawlor Early Childhood Center serves 190 students in grades KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Lawlor Early Childhood Center operates within the Lawrence School District.

Overview

The student population of 190 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades: KG
Total Students 190 students
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Lawlor Early Childhood Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Asian (2000-2006)
Hispanic
92%
16%
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
n/a
9%
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Black (2000-2011)
White
6%
66%
Lawlor Early Childhood Center White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lawlor Early Childhood Center Sch Ethnicity Lawlor Early Childhood Center 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.
0.15 0.79
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
84%
30%
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
6%
5%
Lawlor Early Childhood Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,900 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Lawrence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
3
Number of Students Managed 12,900 1,433
Lawrence School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $209 MM $25 MM
District Spending $201 MM $24 MM
Lawrence School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,067 $17,400
Lawrence School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,459 $16,788
Lawrence School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is High School Learning Center (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Arlington Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Francis M Leahy Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Did You Know?
Lawrence, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.49, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Lawrence is Hillcrest Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.