Lawrence Junior High School

7 School Street
Fairfield, ME 04937
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lawrence Junior High School serves 336 students in grades 7-8.
Lawrence Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

School Overview

Lawrence Junior High School's student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Lawrence Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lawrence Junior High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#294 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
96%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.080.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 49/MSAD 49 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lawrence Junior High School is Lawrence High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Winslow Junior High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benton Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairfield Lawrence High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 612 students
    0.0 miles
    9 School Street
    Fairfield, ME 04937
    (207) 453-4200
    0 9-12 612
  • Fairfield Fairfield Primary School
    Grades: PK-K | 141 students
    0.3 miles
    63 High Street
    Fairfield, ME 04937
    (207) 453-4220
    0.3 PK-K 141
  • Waterville Benton Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 616 students
    1.3 miles
    68 School Drive
    Waterville, ME 04901
    (207) 453-4240
    1.3 K-6 616
  • Waterville George J Mitchell School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 610 students
    2.0 miles
    58 Drummond Ave
    Waterville, ME 04901
    (207) 873-0695
    2 PK-3 610
  • Waterville Winslow Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    2.5 miles
    285 Benton Ave
    Waterville, ME 04901
    (207) 872-1967
    2.5 PK-5 469

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