Avg. test scores 23%
High school dipl. 24%
Bachelors degree 63%
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Lawrence school information

Average Test Scores37%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools221,16779,221
Total private schools750824,874
Total post-secondary schools11937,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lawrence are 23% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 22 public schools in Lawrence
  • 68.3% of people in Lawrence have completed 8th grade
  • 63.3% of people in Lawrence have completed high school
  • 11.2% of people in Lawrence have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Lawrence

      Completed 8th grade68.3%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school63.3%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college33.8%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.5%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors11.2%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters3.3%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.6%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%2.6%1.3%

      Lawrence, MA School Districts

      • Lawrence School District

      There are a total of 22 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Lawrence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lawrence, MA schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Lawrence, MA, an average of 68.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 63.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lynnfield, MA12,48977%60.0%
      Boxford, MA2,47272%50.0%
      Andover, MA9,19468%41.8%
      Reading, MA25,49066%37.9%
      Topsfield, MA3,43566%36.1%
      Lawrence, MA79,33737%23.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      New Rochelle, NY79,29955%15.0%
      Somerville, MA79,50745%6.6%
      Melbourne, FL78,91160%24.6%
      Medford, OR78,85646%4.6%
      Brooklyn Park, MN78,82336%25.4%
      Lawrence, MA79,33737%23.0%
      Source: The Lawrence, MA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 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.