H.b. Lawrence School

156 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 186 students in grades Prekindergarten-3, H.b. Lawrence School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 186 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

H.b. Lawrence School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

H.b. Lawrence School's student population of 186 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
186 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

H.b. Lawrence School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of H.b. Lawrence School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#1571 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤10%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of H.b. Lawrence School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤10%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of H.b. Lawrence School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
87%
23%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
6%
56%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.24
This chart display the diversity score of H.b. Lawrence School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is H.b. Lawrence School's ranking?
H.b. Lawrence School is ranked #1571 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend H.b. Lawrence School?
186 students attend H.b. Lawrence School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of H.b. Lawrence School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of H.b. Lawrence School?
H.b. Lawrence School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does H.b. Lawrence School offer ?
H.b. Lawrence School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is H.b. Lawrence School part of?
H.b. Lawrence School is part of Holyoke School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 186 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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