Lawrence Orr Elementary



Lawrence Orr Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lawrence Orr Elementary Students by Grade
PK 12
K 107
1 146
2 123
3 108
4 109
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lawrence Orr Elementary is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 701 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lawrence Orr Elementary is the 260th largest public school in North Carolina and the 7,965th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 701
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.97

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Lawrence Orr Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 352
(50%)
51,417
(49%)
 Male 349
(50%)
53,393
(51%)

Lawrence Orr Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 326
(47%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 282
(40%)
24,386
(23%)
 Asian 56
(8%)
6,558
(6%)
 White 14
(2%)
30,400
(29%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
138
(0%)

Lawrence Orr Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 698
(100%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
37,833
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Lawrence Orr Elementary is ranked 55th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lawrence Orr Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Compare Lawrence Orr Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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