North Lawrence Com Schools School District

460 'w' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

North Lawrence Com Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public elementary schools serving 2,043 students in North Lawrence Com Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Indiana.
Public Elementary Schools in North Lawrence Com Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public elementary school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,414 Schools
# Students
3,886 Students
663,311 Students
# Teachers
306 Teachers
42,194 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

North Lawrence Com Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 391 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IN)
#191 out of 392 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of North Lawrence Com Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
35%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Lawrence Com Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Lawrence Com Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
88%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of North Lawrence Com Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.15
0.54
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,057 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
23 Students
18,652 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
130 Students
87,160 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
13%
# Black Students
22 Students
86,117 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
3,583 Students
432,567 Students
% White Students
92%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
627 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
123 Students
37,131 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,100
# Students in K Grade:
288
74,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
272
74,314
# Students in 2nd Grade:
262
75,414
# Students in 3rd Grade:
250
74,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
248
75,161
# Students in 5th Grade:
269
75,204
# Students in 6th Grade:
275
76,895
# Students in 7th Grade:
294
49,614
# Students in 8th Grade:
331
50,991
# Students in 9th Grade:
391
4,841
# Students in 10th Grade:
356
5,220
# Students in 11th Grade:
316
5,404
# Students in 12th Grade:
328
5,616
# Ungraded Students:
6
113

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,065 is higher than the state median of $13,179. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,267 is higher than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$55 MM
$13,615 MM
This chart display total revenue of North Lawrence Com Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$55 MM
$13,234 MM
This chart display total spending of North Lawrence Com Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,065
$13,179
This chart display average revenue per public school student in North Lawrence Com Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,267
$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in North Lawrence Com Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best North Lawrence Com Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Shawswick Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
71 Shawswick School Rd
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-3115
Grades: K-6
| 457 students
Rank: #22.
Parkview Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2024 W 16th St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-3301
Grades: K-6
| 502 students
Rank: #33.
Needmore Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Trogdon Lane
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 279-2192
Grades: K-6
| 263 students
Rank: #44.
Oolitic School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
903 Hoosier Ave
Oolitic, IN 47451
(812) 275-3885
Grades: K-8
| 479 students
Rank: #55.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2014 'f' St
Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-6311
Grades: K-6
| 342 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,886 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in IN)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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