Lawton Henry W School

  • Lawton Henry W School serves 783 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lawton Henry W School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lawton Henry W School's student population of 783 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students783 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawton Henry W School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawton Henry W School is 0.72, which is more 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 (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2560 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
11%
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Black
39%
15%
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White
22%
66%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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