Lawrence Free State High School

  • Lawrence Free State High School serves 1,752 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

Top Placements

Lawrence Free State High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Lawrence Free State High School's student population of 1,752 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,752 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence Free State High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawrence Free State High School is 0.47, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#493 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lawrence Free State High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
72%
65%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawrence Free State High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.470.54
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Graduation Rate
88%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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