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 14:1.
  • 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 declined by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students949 students
Lawrence Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lawrence Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Lawrence Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLawrence Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
Lawrence Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
All Ethnic GroupsLawrence Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.670.70
Lawrence Senior High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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 (1994-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

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 increased from 84% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $30,403 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $35,834 is higher than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameLawrence Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed2,835935
Lawrence Union Free School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate91%87%
Lawrence Union Free School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$91 MM$29 MM
Lawrence Union Free School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$107 MM$30 MM
Lawrence Union Free School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$30,403$23,859
Lawrence Union Free School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$35,834$24,841
Lawrence Union Free School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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