Lawrence Elementary School

5611 Zephyr Street
Arvada, CO 80002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lawrence Elementary School serves 354 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Lawrence Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Lawrence Elementary School's student population of 354 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Rankings

Lawrence Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lawrence Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#914 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
37%
34%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
48%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lawrence Elementary School is Arvada High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Arvada K-8 (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arvada Arvada K-8 Math: 7% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 615 students
    0.3 miles
    5751 Balsam Street
    Arvada, CO 80002
    (303) 982-1240
    0.3 K-8 615
  • Arvada Foster Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 506 students
    0.6 miles
    5300 Saulsbury Court
    Arvada, CO 80002
    (303) 982-1680
    0.6 PK-6 506
  • Arvada Arvada High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 822 students
    1.2 miles
    7951 West 65th Avenue
    Arvada, CO 80004
    (303) 982-0162
    1.2 9-12 822
  • Arvada Peck Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 318 students
    1.2 miles
    6495 Carr Street
    Arvada, CO 80004
    (303) 982-0590
    1.2 K-6 318
  • Arvada Secrest Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 364 students
    1.2 miles
    6875 West 64th Avenue
    Arvada, CO 80003
    (303) 982-0760
    1.2 PK-6 364

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