Lawrence Co High School

  • Lawrence Co High School serves 1,128 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Lawrence Co High School's student population of 1,128 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence Co High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawrence Co High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#295 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
92%
63%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawrence Co High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.150.28
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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