Lawrence Brook Elementary School

  • Lawrence Brook Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Lawrence Brook Elementary School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence Brook Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawrence Brook Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#182 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lawrence Brook Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lawrence Brook Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
32%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
53%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawrence Brook Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.610.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lawrence Brook Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Brunswick Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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