Lawrence Elementary School

  • Lawrence Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lawrence Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Lawrence Elementary School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lawrence Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#709 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
33%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lawrence Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
47%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
36%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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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 KS.
Diversity Score0.650.54
This chart display the diversity score of Lawrence Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
38%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
10%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWichita School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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