South Lawrence East Elementary School

  • South Lawrence East Elementary School serves 748 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Lawrence East Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • South Lawrence East Elementary School's student population of 748 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students748 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of South Lawrence East Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Lawrence East Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of South Lawrence East Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1406 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
91%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
5%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Lawrence East Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.170.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Lawrence East Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to South Lawrence East Elementary School is Lawrence High School (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Spark Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawrence Lawrence High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,304 students
    0.0 miles
    70-71 North Parish Road
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-2750
    0.0 9-12 3,304
  • Lawrence Spark Academy
    Grades: 6-8 | 460 students
    0.2 miles
    165 Crawford Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-5993
    0.2 6-8 460
  • Lawrence John Breen School
    Grades: PK-K | 335 students
    0.4 miles
    114 Osgood Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 975-5932
    0.4 PK-K 335
  • North Andover Thomson
    Grades: K-5 | 345 students
    0.7 miles
    266 Waverly Rd
    North Andover, MA 01845
    (978) 794-1545
    0.7 K-5 345
  • Lawrence Emily G Wetherbee
    Grades: K-8 | 700 students
    1.1 miles
    75 Newton Street
    Lawrence, MA 01843
    (978) 557-2900
    1.1 K-8 700

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