595 N Stars Blvd
Bedford, IN 47421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bedford-north Lawrence High School serves 1,472 students in grades 9-12.
Bedford-north Lawrence High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bedford-north Lawrence High School's student population of 1,472 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 192 teachers has grown by 170% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
192 teachers
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School Rankings

Bedford-north Lawrence High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bedford-north Lawrence High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#981 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
94%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
88%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% IN state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% IN state average).

What is the graduation rate of Bedford-north Lawrence High School?

The graduation rate of Bedford-north Lawrence High School is 88%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 86%.

How many students attend Bedford-north Lawrence High School?

1,472 students attend Bedford-north Lawrence High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Bedford-north Lawrence High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bedford-north Lawrence High School?

Bedford-north Lawrence High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 16:1.

What grades does Bedford-north Lawrence High School offer ?

Bedford-north Lawrence High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

School Reviews

3   1/31/2022
It's an ok school but only that. The arts are well funded but the morale is and as far as I am aware always has been. The school is also severely understaffed for example janitors and cooks, both positions have had principals'' help which they have stopped weeks ago but the problem is still there.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - ben

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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