South Lawrence Elementary School

  • South Lawrence Elementary School serves 652 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • South Lawrence Elementary School operates within the Lawrence County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 652 students
South Lawrence Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Lawrence Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
South Lawrence Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade South Lawrence Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
South Lawrence Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
South Lawrence Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2009)
Hispanic
3%
8%
South Lawrence Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
1%
22%
South Lawrence Elementary School Black Students (1993-2015)
White
95%
65%
South Lawrence Elementary School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Lawrence Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
South Lawrence Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.27
South Lawrence Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
South Lawrence Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
South Lawrence Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

  • Lawrence County School District's student population of 6,840 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,220 in this district is less than the state average of $8,756. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,156 is less than the state average of $8,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lawrence County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
8
Number of Students Managed 6,840 3,513
Lawrence County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $31 MM
Lawrence County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $56 MM $30 MM
Lawrence County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,220 $8,756
Lawrence County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,156 $8,531
Lawrence County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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