Lawrence Senior High School

Grades: 9-12

969 students

Lawrence Senior High School serves 969 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Lawrence Senior High School operates within the Lawrence Union Free School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 969 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 969 students
Lawrence Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Lawrence Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lawrence Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 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 10:1 13:1
Lawrence Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
7%
8%
Lawrence Senior High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
37%
24%
Lawrence Senior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
26%
19%
Lawrence Senior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
30%
47%
Lawrence Senior High School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.71 0.36
Lawrence Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
26%
41%
Lawrence Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
4%
7%
Lawrence Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,678 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $29,425 is higher than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $31,599 is higher than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Lawrence Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,678 1,015
Lawrence Union Free   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 87% 86%
Lawrence Union Free   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $29 MM
Lawrence Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $99 MM $29 MM
Lawrence Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $29,425 $21,692
Lawrence Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $31,599 $21,514
Lawrence Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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    195 Broadway
    LawrenceNY 11559
    (516)295-7000
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