Life School Lancaster

  • Life School Lancaster serves 641 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Life School Lancaster's student population of 641 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Life School Lancaster's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Life School Lancaster is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6951 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Life School Lancaster and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Life School Lancaster and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
29%
52%
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Black
68%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Life School Lancaster and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Life School Lancaster and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Life School Lancaster.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.460.41
This chart display the diversity score of Life School Lancaster and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Life School Lancaster and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Life School Lancaster and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLife School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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