Lawrence School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public charter school serving 1,268 students in Lawrence School District. This district's average charter testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public charter schools in Kansas.
Public Charter School in Lawrence School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Kansas public charter school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public charter school in Lawrence School District is Lawrence Virtual School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public charter school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lawrence School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lawrence School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
1 School
9 Schools
# Students
1,268 Students
3,483 Students
# Teachers
51 Teachers
140 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Lawrence School District, which is ranked #1 of all 7 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#58 out of 286 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lawrence  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lawrence  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lawrence  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lawrence  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.39
0.42
# American Indian Students
6 Students
25 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
14 Students
39 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
115 Students
414 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
12%
# Black Students
61 Students
153 Students
% Black Students
5%
4%
# White Students
979 Students
2,612 Students
% White Students
77%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1 Student
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
93 Students
239 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1
# Students in K Grade:
63
169
# Students in 1st Grade:
64
167
# Students in 2nd Grade:
66
165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
86
189
# Students in 4th Grade:
102
200
# Students in 5th Grade:
108
153
# Students in 6th Grade:
103
181
# Students in 7th Grade:
114
354
# Students in 8th Grade:
94
354
# Students in 9th Grade:
116
329
# Students in 10th Grade:
122
356
# Students in 11th Grade:
96
356
# Students in 12th Grade:
134
404
# Ungraded Students:
-
105

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,507 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,608 is less than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$153 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lawrence  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$166 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Lawrence  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,507
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lawrence  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,608
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lawrence  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Lawrence School District Public Charter Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lawrence Virtual School
Charter School
Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1104 E 1000 Road
Lawrence, KS 66047
(785) 832-5620
Grades: K-12
| 1,268 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lawrence School District
  • 110 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS, 66044-1063
  • (785) 832-5000
  • usd497.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,268 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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