Lawrence

  • Lawrence serves 722 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lawrence placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Lawrence places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Lawrence's student population of 722 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students722 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Lawrence
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lawrence is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#397 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
30%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
47%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawrence. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.680.59
This chart display the diversity score of Lawrence and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lawrence and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lawrence and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookline School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Lawrence is Boston Latin (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pierce (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brookline The Lynch Center
    Grades: PK | 58 students
    0.4 miles
    599 Brookline Avenue
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 713-5472
    0.4 PK 58
  • Brookline Pierce
    Grades: K-8 | 859 students
    0.4 miles
    50 School Street
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617) 730-2583
    0.4 K-8 859
  • Boston Boston Latin
    Grades: 7-12 | 2,453 students
    0.6 miles
    78 Ave Louis Pasteur
    Boston, MA 02115
    (617) 635-8895
    0.6 7-12 2,453
  • Brookline Edward Devotion
    Grades: K-8 | 801 students
    0.6 miles
    194 Boylston St
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 879-4400
    0.6 K-8 801
  • Brookline John D Runkle
    Grades: PK-8 | 627 students
    0.7 miles
    50 Druce Street
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 879-4650
    0.7 PK-8 627

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