1570 31st Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Lawton Alternative Elementary School serves 602 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Lawton Alternative Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lawton Alternative Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Lawton Alternative Elementary School's student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Lawton Alternative Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lawton Alternative Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#449 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
71%
12%
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Hispanic
6%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
6%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lawton Alternative Elementary School's ranking?

Lawton Alternative Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Lawton Alternative Elementary School?

602 students attend Lawton Alternative Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

71% of Lawton Alternative Elementary School students are Asian, 13% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, and 4% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lawton Alternative Elementary School?

Lawton Alternative Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Lawton Alternative Elementary School offer ?

Lawton Alternative Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

What school district is Lawton Alternative Elementary School part of?

Lawton Alternative Elementary School is part of San Francisco Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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