2480 Sebastopol Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lawrence Cook Middle School serves 448 students in grades 7-8.
Lawrence Cook Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lawrence Cook Middle School's student population of 448 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Lawrence Cook Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lawrence Cook Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9188 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
87%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
6%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lawrence Cook Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

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

8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Lawrence Cook Middle School?

448 students attend Lawrence Cook Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

87% of Lawrence Cook Middle School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lawrence Cook Middle School?

Lawrence Cook Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Lawrence Cook Middle School offer ?

Lawrence Cook Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

School Reviews

3   7/14/2020
I went to Cook Jr. High in 1984. It was a different school back then. Most the kids were pretty good at math and English. They even had AP English courses and trig. The track team was good. We broke district record for hurdles that year. The school was pretty clean.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - oceanside11
5   1/20/2020
I want to see game romero that's why I want to come to this school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - paloma cabrera

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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