Lawrence School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public preschool serving 350 students in Lawrence School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Kansas.
Public Preschool in Lawrence School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Kansas public pre school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 43% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschool in Lawrence School District is Kennedy Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public preschool average of 35% (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
575 Schools
# Students
350 Students
175,031 Students
# Teachers
31 Teachers
13,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Lawrence School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 257 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
0.62
0.53
# American Indian Students
12 Students
1,274 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
7 Students
3,663 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
45 Students
33,270 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
19%
# Black Students
24 Students
11,607 Students
% Black Students
7%
7%
# White Students
204 Students
114,298 Students
% White Students
58%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
389 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
58 Students
10,530 Students
% of Two or more races Students
17%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
155
16,772
# Students in K Grade:
30
25,759
# Students in 1st Grade:
28
26,012
# Students in 2nd Grade:
31
25,627
# Students in 3rd Grade:
42
24,395
# Students in 4th Grade:
25
23,858
# Students in 5th Grade:
39
22,015
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
7,652
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
1,237
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
1,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
93
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
73
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
71
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
78
# Ungraded Students:
-
221

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 Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1605 Davis Rd
Lawrence, KS 66046
(785) 832-5760
Grades: PK-5
| 350 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: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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