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For the 2021 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 15,623 students in Lawrence, MA. Lawrence has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Lawrence, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Lawrence have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Lawrence, MA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Community Day Charter Public School - R. Kingman Webster Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Pleasant Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-2538

    Grades: PK-6 | 320 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Community Day Charter Public School - Gateway Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Pleasant Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-2538

    Grades: PK-6 | 320 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Community Day Charter Public School - Prospect Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    190 Hampshire Street
    Lawrence, MA 01840
    (978) 722-2538

    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Lawrence High School Math: 55% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    70-71 North Parish Road
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-2750

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,304 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lawrence Family Development Charter School Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    34 West Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 689-9863

    Grades: PK-8 | 737 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    High School Learning Center Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    233 Haverhill Street
    Lawrence, MA 01840
    (978) 975-5917

    Grades: 9-12 | 187 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Phoenix Academy Lawrence Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    15 Union Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-8410

    Grades: 9-12 | 125 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Frost Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    33 Hamlet Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 722-8810

    Grades: 5-8 | 507 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Community Day Arlington Math: 44% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Arlington Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-8311

    Grades: K-4 | 587 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Robert Frost Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    33 Hamlet Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-5941

    Grades: K-4 | 590 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Up Academy Leonard Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    60 Allen Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-8159

    Grades: 6-8 | 297 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Emily G Wetherbee Math: 37% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    75 Newton Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 557-2900

    Grades: K-8 | 700 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    South Lawrence East Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    165 Crawford Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-5970

    Grades: 1-5 | 748 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Edward F. Parthum Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    255 E Haverhill Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 691-7200

    Grades: K-4 | 625 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Guilmette Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    80 Bodwell St
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-8270

    Grades: 5-8 | 486 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    John K Tarbox Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    59 Alder Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5983

    Grades: 1-5 | 327 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Gerard A. Guilmette Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    80 Bodwell Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 686-8150

    Grades: 1-4 | 514 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Alexander B Bruce Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    135 Butler Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5935

    Grades: 3-8 | 517 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Spark Academy Math: 31% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    165 Crawford Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-5993

    Grades: 6-8 | 460 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Parthum Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    255 East Haverhill Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 691-7224

    Grades: 5-8 | 581 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Oliver Partnership School Math: 25% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    183 Haverhill Street
    Lawrence, MA 01840
    (978) 722-8170

    Grades: 1-5 | 447 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Francis M Leahy Math: 15% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Erving Avenue
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5959

    Grades: K-5 | 518 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Arlington Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Arlington Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5930

    Grades: 5-8 | 586 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Up Academy Oliver Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    233 Haverhill Street
    Lawrence, MA 01840
    (978) 722-8670

    Grades: 6-8 | 343 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    School For Exceptional Studies Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    233 Haverhill Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5980

    Grades: 1-12 | 150 students
  • Rank: #26-3026.- 30.
    James F Hennessey
    122 Hancock Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5950

    Grades: PK-2 | 347 students
  • Rank: #26-3026.- 30.
    John Breen School
    114 Osgood Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-5932

    Grades: PK-K | 335 students
  • Rank: #26-3026.- 30.41 Lexington Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 975-5956

    Grades: K | 163 students
  • Rank: #26-3026.- 30.526 Lowell Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-8030

    Grades: PK-K | 212 students
  • Rank: #26-3026.- 30.451 Howard Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-8190

    Grades: PK-K | 190 students
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