Lawrence Senior High School

Tel: (516)295-8000
Grades: 9-12

960 students

Lawrence Senior High School serves 960 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
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 960 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 960 students
Lawrence Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Lawrence Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lawrence Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Lawrence Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
8%
Lawrence Senior High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
34%
23%
Lawrence Senior High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
26%
19%
Lawrence Senior High School Black (1989-2012)
White
32%
48%
Lawrence Senior High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lawrence Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Lawrence Senior High 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.
0.72 0.35
Lawrence Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
31%
42%
Lawrence Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Lawrence Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,684 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Lawrence Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,684 1,324
Lawrence Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $99 MM $29 MM
Lawrence Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $29,425 $21,692
Lawrence Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $31,599 $21,514
Lawrence Union Free   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cedarhurst 5 School
    305 Cedarhurst Ave
    Cedarhurst , NY 11516
    (516)295-6500
    0.5  mi  |  358  students  |  Gr.  1-4
  • Inwood 4 School
    Wanser Ave
    Inwood , NY 11096
    (516)295-6400
    1  mi  |  364  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Inwood 2 School
    1 Donahue Ave
    Inwood , NY 11096
    (516)295-6200
    1.2  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  1-4
  • Lawrence Lawrence Middle School
    195 Broadway
    Lawrence , NY 11559
    (516)295-7000
    1.3  mi  |  883  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Rosedale P.S. 195 William Haberle
    253 50 149th Ave
    Rosedale , NY 11422
    (718)723-0313
    1.6  mi  |  711  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Nassau County, NY 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 0.42, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Nassau County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.