Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School

  • Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School operates within the Garden Grove Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School's student population of 598 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students598 students
Gender %Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeErnest O. Lawrence Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
28%
11%
Hispanic
64%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
6%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsErnest O. Lawrence Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary School is Garden Grove Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Garden Grove Unified School District's student population of 45,220 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,865 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,493 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four school years.
    School District NameGarden Grove Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    65
    4
    Number of Students Managed45,2201,585
    Garden Grove Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    45%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    54%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$422 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$452 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,865$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,493$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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