29 Leroy St
Potsdam, NY 13676
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Lawrence Avenue Elementary School serves 528 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Lawrence Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 528 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lawrence Avenue Elementary School's student population of 528 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
528 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Lawrence Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lawrence Avenue Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2051 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
2%
28%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
89%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% NY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NY state average).

How many students attend Lawrence Avenue Elementary School?

528 students attend Lawrence Avenue Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

89% of Lawrence Avenue Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lawrence Avenue Elementary School?

Lawrence Avenue Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 12:1.

What grades does Lawrence Avenue Elementary School offer ?

Lawrence Avenue Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 528 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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