East Lawrence Elementary School

  • East Lawrence Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • East Lawrence Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

East Lawrence Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • East Lawrence Elementary School's student population of 538 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Lawrence Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Lawrence Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#306 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
80%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Lawrence Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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