Ernest Lawrence Middle School

3.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (818)678-7900
  • Ernest Lawrence Middle School serves 1,465 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Ernest Lawrence Middle School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1465 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,465 students
Gender %Ernest Lawrence Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
Students by GradeErnest Lawrence Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Asian
24%
11%
Hispanic
52%
54%
Black
5%
6%
White
18%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsErnest Lawrence Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,024
4
Number of Students Managed633,5571,564
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,991
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,482
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

3  6/30/2018
I feel safe at this school and the highly gifted/gifted magnet program is outstanding! Although I am earning at a 7th grade level instead of a sixth grade level, I feel more comfortable on my subjects at school!
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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.