South Lawrence Elementary School

707 2nd Ave South

Loretto, TN 38469-0310

Tel: (931)853-4965
Grades: PK-8

683 students

South Lawrence Elementary School serves 683 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
South Lawrence Elementary School operates within the Lawrence County School District.

Overview

The student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 683 students
South Lawrence Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
South Lawrence Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Lawrence Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
South Lawrence Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
South Lawrence Elementary School Asian (1996-2009)
Hispanic
3%
7%
South Lawrence Elementary School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
1%
24%
South Lawrence Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
94%
66%
South Lawrence Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Lawrence Elementary School Sch Ethnicity South 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.
0.12 0.25
South Lawrence Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
50%
48%
South Lawrence Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
9%
7%
South Lawrence Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,935 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lawrence County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
8
Number of Students Managed 6,935 3,353
Lawrence County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $28 MM
Lawrence County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $54 MM $28 MM
Lawrence County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,905 $8,477
Lawrence County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,828 $8,379
Lawrence County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Loretto High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rogers High School (8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rogers High School (8 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LorettoLoretto High School
    525 Second South
    LorettoTN 38469
    (931)853-4324
    0.5 mi | 533 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • FlorenceRogers High School
    300 Rogers Ln
    FlorenceAL 35634
    (256)757-3106
    8 mi | 1293 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • LeomaLeoma Elementary School
    2612 Hwy 43 South
    LeomaTN 38468
    (931)852-2542
    8.7 mi | 524 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • LawrenceburgHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lawrenceburg Public Elementary School
    600 Prosser
    LawrenceburgTN 38464
    (931)762-3282
    12.6 mi | 465 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • LawrenceburgE O Coffman Middle School
    111 Lafayette
    LawrenceburgTN 38464
    (931)762-6395
    13.9 mi | 383 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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
Parents’ Guide to Special Education: Rights and Education Plans
Parents’ Guide to Special Education: Rights and Education Plans
Special education law is not easy to decipher, with several regulations that govern special education services for disabled students. In this article, learn about the core components of the laws, rights, and individual education plans that can help create the best public school environment for your child.
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Did You Know?
Lawrence County, TN 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 0.09, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Lawrence County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.