Lawrence County High School

  • Lawrence County High School serves 1,106 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lawrence County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than 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%.

Top Placements

Lawrence County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Lawrence County High School's student population of 1,106 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,106 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence County High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawrence County High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#481 out of 1684 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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
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3%
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Diversity Score0.150.55
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Graduation Rate
97%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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