Lawrence Elementary School (Closed 2014)

9928 South Crandon Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 377 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Lawrence Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 24% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
377 students
This chart display total students of Lawrence Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Lawrence Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Lawrence Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(12-13)
24%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
(12-13)
29%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lawrence Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
98%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawrence Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Lawrence Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
39%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average).
How many students attend Lawrence Elementary School?
377 students attend Lawrence Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Lawrence Elementary School students are Black, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lawrence Elementary School?
Lawrence Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lawrence Elementary School offer ?
Lawrence Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Lawrence Elementary School part of?
Lawrence Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

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