Lawrence

  • Lawrence serves 599 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 58% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lawrence placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lawrence's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence is ranked within the top 50% 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 0.34, which is less 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#660 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
81%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
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 Score0.340.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 NameFalmouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Falmouth Mullen-hall
    Grades: K-4 | 434 students
    0.3 miles
    130 Katherine Lee Bates Rd
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 548-0220
    0.3 K-4 434
  • Falmouth Morse Pond School
    Grades: 5-6 | 555 students
    0.6 miles
    323 Jones Road
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 548-7300
    0.6 5-6 555
  • East Falmouth Teaticket
    Grades: PK-4 | 365 students
    1.5 miles
    45 Maravista Ave Ext
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508) 548-1550
    1.5 PK-4 365
  • Falmouth Falmouth High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 842 students
    2.3 miles
    874 Gifford Street
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 540-2200
    2.3 9-12 842
  • East Falmouth East Falmouth Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 264 students
    3.2 miles
    33 Davisville Rd
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508) 548-1052
    3.2 K-4 264

School Reviews

5  
Lawrence is a good but not great place to go to junior high. The kids are a little mean and the principal is a little weird. The after school activities are so much fun, and I highly recommend the drama club.The band is amazing and has won many awards.Some of the teachers are great but others can be really mean. The school is nice but the kids are nasty. There is NO parent involvement and the staff and students do most of the work for events. Overall a OK school.
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