Lawson Elementary School



Lawson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lawson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 52
1 42
2 36
3 31
4 41
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lawson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Little Rock, AR in the Pulaski County. Spec. School District. It enrolls 264 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lawson Elementary School is the 453rd largest public school in Arkansas and the 44,125th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 264
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,125th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 453rd out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 464th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 499th out of 555

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Lawson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 140
(53%)
6,840
(51%)
 Female 124
(47%)
6,476
(49%)

Lawson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 150
(57%)
6,212
(47%)
 Black 69
(26%)
5,434
(41%)
 Hispanic 44
(17%)
934
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
71
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
289
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
362
(3%)

Lawson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 151
(57%)
6,829
(51%)
 Not Eligible 80
(30%)
5,162
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(13%)
1,325
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Lawson Elementary School is ranked 419th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lawson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lawson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 302
2006 307
2007 324
2008 292
2009 308
2010 299
2011 273
2012 264

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 13.3
2007 13
2008 12.7
2009 15.9
2010 15.9
2011 15.9
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58278145695364
2006 0.54397394136808
2007 0.62654320987654
2008 0.69178082191781
2009 0.69155844155844
2010 0.70234113712375
2011 0.70695970695971
2012 0.6969696969697

Compare Lawson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 69.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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