John R Lawrence Elementary School

6068 Suits Rd,

Archdale, NC, 27263-7914

Tel: (336)861-8100
Grades: KG-5

498 students

John R Lawrence Elementary School serves 498 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
John R Lawrence Elementary School operates within the Randolph County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 498 students
John R Lawrence Elementary School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
John R Lawrence Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade John R Lawrence Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
John R Lawrence Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
John R Lawrence Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
3%
13%
John R Lawrence Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
2%
27%
John R Lawrence Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
90%
52%
John R Lawrence Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John R Lawrence Elementary School Sch Ethnicity John R 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.
0.19 0.64
John R Lawrence Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
35%
45%
John R Lawrence Elementary 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.
4%
8%
John R Lawrence Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,704 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Randolph County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
4
Number of Students Managed 18,704 1,593
Randolph County s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $167 MM $19 MM
Randolph County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $184 MM $18 MM
Randolph County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,795 $11,105
Randolph County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,718 $10,880
Randolph County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity High School (4.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Archdale-trinity Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trindale Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • High Point Trindale Elementary School
    400 Balfour Dr
    High Point , NC , 27263
    (336)434-1516
    2.3  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Trinity Archdale-trinity Middle School
    Archdale Rd
    Trinity , NC , 27370
    (336)431-2589
    2.4  mi  |  852  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Archdale Archdale Elementary School
    207 Trindale Rd
    Archdale , NC , 27263
    (336)431-9121
    3.3  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • High Point Allen Jay Elementary School
    1311 East Springfield Rd
    High Point , NC , 27263
    (336)434-8490
    3.3  mi  |  471  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Trinity Trinity Elementary School
    5457 Braxton Craven Rd
    Trinity , NC , 27370
    (336)431-1027
    3.4  mi  |  506  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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