Lawrence Union Free School District

2 Reilly Rd
Cedarhurst, NY 11516-1002
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 954 students in Lawrence Union Free School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in Lawrence Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
5 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
2,259 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
176 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Lawrence Union Free School District, which is ranked #647 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 80% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#635 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lawrence Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
34%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lawrence Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lawrence Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
82%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lawrence Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.50
0.72
# American Indian Students
26 Students
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
77 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
4%
10%
# Hispanic Students
1,545 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
68%
29%
# Black Students
350 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
16%
17%
# White Students
245 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
11%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
141
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
149
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
162
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
160
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
155
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
138
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
171
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
204
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
185
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
180
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
193
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
178
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
198
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
45
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $68,051 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 49% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $60,817 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 51% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$154 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lawrence Union Free   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$137 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Lawrence Union Free   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$68,051
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lawrence Union Free   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$60,817
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lawrence Union Free   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lawrence Union Free School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lawrence Elementary School At Broadway Campus
(Math: 38% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
195 Broadway
Lawrence, NY 11559
(516) 812-6121
Grades: 3-6
| 480 students
Rank: #22.
Lawrence Primary School At #2 School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Donahue Ave
Inwood, NY 11096
(516) 295-6200
Grades: K-3
| 474 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,259 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 82% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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