707 2nd Avenue South
Loretto, TN 38469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
South Lawrence Elementary School serves 577 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
South Lawrence Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Lawrence Elementary School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

South Lawrence Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Lawrence Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#686 out of 1705 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
96%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Lawrence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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