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Lawrence school information

Index Lawrence Kansas National
Average Test Scores42%35%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools2497079,221
Total private schools519024,874
Total post-secondary schools3867,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lawrence are 12% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Lawrence
  • 92.4% of people in Lawrence have completed 8th grade
  • 91.9% of people in Lawrence have completed high school
  • 53.6% of people in Lawrence have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Lawrence

      Index Lawrence Kansas National
      Completed 8th grade92.4%87.4%84.3%
      Completed high school91.9%86.1%83.0%
      Completed some college78.6%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree60.0%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors53.6%31.6%30.3%
      Completed masters25.8%11.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree9.5%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.5%1.2%1.3%

      Lawrence, KS School Districts

      • Lawrence Unified School District 497

      There are a total of 24 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Lawrence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lawrence, KS schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Lawrence, KS, an average of 92.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Edgerton, KS1,75075%55.2%
      Linwood, KS42045%6.3%
      Baldwin City, KS4,68438%21.5%
      Lecompton, KS85737%22.9%
      Eudora, KS6,55135%27.1%
      Lawrence, KS97,34842%11.5%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Yuma, AZ97,42837%22.1%
      Bend, OR97,03257%19.0%
      Edinburg, TX97,73453%10.8%
      Albany, NY96,86042%11.9%
      Nampa, ID96,82545%5.6%
      Lawrence, KS97,34842%11.5%
      Source: The Lawrence, KS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.