Lawrence Senior High School

Tel: (516)295-8000
  • Lawrence Senior High School serves 949 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Lawrence Senior High School operates within the Lawrence Union Free School District.
  • Lawrence Union Free School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 949 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 949 students
Lawrence Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lawrence Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Lawrence Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Lawrence Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Lawrence Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
6%
9%
Lawrence Senior High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
47%
25%
Lawrence Senior High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
23%
18%
Lawrence Senior High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
24%
45%
Lawrence Senior High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lawrence Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Lawrence Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.37
Lawrence Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
45%
Lawrence Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Lawrence Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lawrence Union Free School District's student population of 2,835 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $34,038 is higher than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $34,688 is higher than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Lawrence Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 2,835 935
Lawrence Union Free School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 87%
Lawrence Union Free School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $99 MM $31 MM
Lawrence Union Free School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $101 MM $30 MM
Lawrence Union Free School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $34,038 $32,940
Lawrence Union Free School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $34,688 $31,547
Lawrence Union Free School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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