Lawrence Senior High School

Lawrence Senior High School serves 940 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lawrence Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Lawrence Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Lawrence Senior High School's student population of 940 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students940 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

Lawrence Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lawrence Senior High School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#710 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
55%
27%
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Black
22%
17%
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White
17%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.71
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Graduation Rate
84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lawrence Senior High School is George W Hewlett High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lawrence Middle School At Broadway Campus (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lawrence Elementary School At Broadway Campus (0.5 miles away)
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