Lawrence school information

IndexLawrenceKansasNational
Average Test Scores86%84%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools2497079,235
Total private schools519024,875
Total post-secondary schools3867,965

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  • The average school test scores in Lawrence are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Lawrence.
  • 92.2% of people in Lawrence have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.7% of people in Lawrence have completed high school.
  • 53.4% of people in Lawrence have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lawrence

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  • Broken Arrow Elem2704 Louisiana StGrades: KG - 06Students: 285 · Ratio: 14:193
  • Cordley Elem1837 Vermont StGrades: KG - 06Students: 295 · Ratio: 15:190
  • Deerfield Elem101 Lawrence AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 526 · Ratio: 20:189
  • Hillcrest Elem1045 Hilltop DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 387 · Ratio: 12:184
  • Kennedy Elem1605 Davis RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 434 · Ratio: 13:175
  • Langston Hughes Elem1101 George Williams WayGrades: KG - 06Students: 519 · Ratio: 19:196
  • Lawrence Free State High4700 Overland DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,055 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Lawrence High1901 Louisiana StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,205 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Lawrence Liberty Memorial Central Mid School1400 Massachusetts StGrades: 07 - 09Students: 407 · Ratio: 11:173
  • Lawrence South Middle School2734 Louisiana StGrades: 07 - 09Students: 589 · Ratio: 15:183
  • Lawrence Southwest Middle School2511 Inverness DriveGrades: 07 - 09Students: 637 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Lawrence Virtual High School1104 E 1000 RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 99 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lawrence Virtual School1104 E 1000 RoadGrades: KG - 08Students: 1,173 · Ratio: 31:1n/a
  • Lawrence West Middle School2700 Harvard RoadGrades: 07 - 09Students: 548 · Ratio: 13:185
  • New York Elem936 New York StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 199 · Ratio: 11:192
  • Pinckney Elem810 W 6 StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 274 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Prairie Park Elem2711 Kensington RoadGrades: KG - 06Students: 42 · Ratio: 17:180
  • Quail Run Elementary1130 Inverness DriveGrades: KG - 06Students: 476 · Ratio: 19:193
  • Schwegler Elem2201 Ousdahl RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 407 · Ratio: 14:188
  • Sunflower Elementary2521 Inverness DriveGrades: KG - 06Students: 48 · Ratio: 16:192
  • Sunset Hill Elem901 Schwarz RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 292 · Ratio: 17:185
  • Woodlawn Elem508 Elm StGrades: KG - 06Students: 242 · Ratio: 13:191

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Education level achieved in Lawrence

IndexLawrenceKansasNational
Completed 8th grade92.2%87.1%83.8%
Completed high school91.7%85.7%82.4%
Completed some college78.4%62.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree58.9%38.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors53.4%30.7%29.3%
Completed masters25.5%10.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree9.7%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.5%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lawrence (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Edgerton, KS1,57399%45%
Linwood, KS38195%40%
Lecompton, KS64295%39%
Baldwin City, KS4,55292%35%
Eudora, KS6,15289%30%
Lawrence, KS90,19486%27%

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Orem, UT90,48580%18%
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Miami Beach, FL90,66960%12%
Santa Barbara, CA89,66955%19%
Lawrence, KS90,19486%27%
Source: The Lawrence, KS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.