The Lawson Academy

The Lawson Academy serves 233 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The Lawson Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

The Lawson Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The Lawson Academy's student population of 233 students has grown by 56% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

The Lawson Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of The Lawson Academy is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7419 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
3%
52%
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Black
97%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Lawson Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Lawson Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to The Lawson Academy is Energized For Stem Academy Southeast High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Baylor College Of Medicine Academy At Ryan (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tsu Charter Lab School (0.3 miles away)
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