Lawton Elementary School

100 Primary Way
Lawton, MI 49065
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lawton Elementary School serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lawton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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

School Overview

Lawton Elementary School's student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Rankings

Lawton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lawton Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1579 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
79%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawton Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Lawton Elementary School is Lawton Accelerated Academic Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawton Lawton Accelerated Academic Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 27 students
    0.1 miles
    100 North Nursery Street
    Lawton, MI 49065
    (269) 624-7542
    0.1 6-12 27
  • Lawton Lawton High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 301 students
    0.6 miles
    101 Blue Pride Dr
    Lawton, MI 49065
    (269) 624-7801
    0.6 8-12 301
  • Lawton Lawton Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 251 students
    0.6 miles
    100 Blue Pride Dr
    Lawton, MI 49065
    (269) 624-7601
    0.6 6-8 251
  • Paw Paw Paw Paw High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 685 students
    3.9 miles
    30609 East Red Arrow Hwy
    Paw Paw, MI 49079
    (269) 415-5600
    3.9 9-12 685
  • Mattawan Mattawan Early Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 890 students
    4.0 miles
    56720 Murray St
    Mattawan, MI 49071
    (269) 668-3361
    4 PK-2 890

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