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City-data.com school rating (using weighted 2010 test average as compared to other schools in Massachusetts) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 58.

100 ERVING AVENUE
Lawrence, MA 1841

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Other nearby schools ratings:
Colonial Park School (17.4 miles):

88
Spofford Pond School (6.4 miles):

79
Francis Wyman Elementary School (15.1 miles):

74
North Brookfield Elementary School (1.5 miles):

68
River Valley Charter School (15.5 miles):

66
Robert Frost School (2.1 miles):

60
Francis M Leahy School:

58
Walnut Square School (6.8 miles):

52
Francis M Leahy School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
Massachusetts:

58
Essex County:

60
Lawrence:

52
Francis M Leahy School:

58

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County name: Essex
School type: Regular School
Grade span: Kindergarten - 5th grade

Status: Operational
Phone: (978) 975-5959 (make sure to verify first before calling)

Latitude: 42.714
Longitude: -071.161160

Enrollment in Francis M Leahy School

2007 Student Enrollment: 509

Kindergarten Enrollment: 76
1st grade Enrollment: 98
2nd grade Enrollment: 89
3rd grade Enrollment: 83
4th grade Enrollment: 83
5th grade Enrollment: 80


Male students (%): 51.7%
Here:

51.7%
State average from 3564 schools:

51.7%
Female students (%): 48.3%
Here:

48.3%
State average from 3564 schools:

48.3%

White students (%): 3.3%
Francis M Leahy School:

3.3%
State average from 3564 schools:

71.0%
African American students (%): 0.4%
Here:

0.4%
State average from 3564 schools:

8.9%
Hispanic students (%): 96.1%
Here:

96.1%
State average from 3564 schools:

13.2%
Asian students (%): 0.2%
This school:

0.2%
State average from 3564 schools:

4.5%


Genders in Francis M Leahy School

Grades in Francis M Leahy School

Races in Francis M Leahy School

First Language Not English #: 454
Limited English Proficient #: 160
Special Education #: 71
Low-Income #: 479
Free Lunch #: 426
Reduced Lunch #: 53


First Language Not English %: 89.2%
Here:

89.2%
State average from 1653 schools:

15.3%
Limited English Proficient %: 31.4%
Here:

31.4%
State average from 1385 schools:

7.6%
Special Education %: 13.9%
Here:

13.9%
State average from 1778 schools:

16.4%
Low-Income %: 94.1%
Here:

94.1%
State average from 1776 schools:

31.2%
Free Lunch %: 83.7%
Here:

83.7%
State average from 1774 schools:

25.4%
Reduced Lunch %: 10.4%
Here:

10.4%
State average from 1719 schools:

6.0%



2006 Student Enrollment: 525

Kindergarten Enrollment: 74
1st grade Enrollment: 92
2nd grade Enrollment: 80
3rd grade Enrollment: 91
4th grade Enrollment: 93
5th grade Enrollment: 95


Male students (%): 53.1%
Here:

53.1%
State average from 1781 schools:

51.7%
Female students (%): 46.9%
This school:

46.9%
State average from 1781 schools:

48.3%

White students (%): 4.2%
Here:

4.2%
State average from 1781 schools:

71.8%
African American students (%): 1.0%
This school:

1.0%
State average from 1781 schools:

9.0%
Hispanic students (%): 94.5%
Here:

94.5%
State average from 1781 schools:

12.7%
Asian students (%): 0.4%
Here:

0.4%
State average from 1781 schools:

4.4%


Genders in Francis M Leahy School

Grades in Francis M Leahy School

Races in Francis M Leahy School

First Language Not English #: 460
Limited English Proficient #: 136
Special Education #: 83
Low-Income #: 490


First Language Not English %: 87.6%
Here:

87.6%
State average from 1633 schools:

14.8%
Limited English Proficient %: 25.9%
Here:

25.9%
State average from 1328 schools:

7.4%
Special Education %: 15.8%
Here:

15.8%
State average from 1780 schools:

15.9%
Low-Income %: 93.3%
Here:

93.3%
State average from 1771 schools:

30.5%



2005 Student Enrollment: 607

Kindergarten Enrollment: 90
1st grade Enrollment: 98
2nd grade Enrollment: 93
3rd grade Enrollment: 110
4th grade Enrollment: 109
5th grade Enrollment: 107


White students (%): 3.3%
Francis M Leahy School:

3.3%
State average from 1746 schools:

74.4%
African American students (%): 0.8%
Francis M Leahy School:

0.8%
State average from 1746 schools:

9.5%
Hispanic students (%): 95.4%
Here:

95.4%
State average from 1746 schools:

11.2%
Asian students (%): 0.5%
Francis M Leahy School:

0.5%
State average from 1746 schools:

4.5%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 52.4%
Francis M Leahy School:

52.4%
State average from 1746 schools:

51.7%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 47.6%
Here:

47.6%
State average from 1746 schools:

48.3%


Grades in Francis M Leahy School

Races in Francis M Leahy School

First Language Not English #: 539
Limited English Proficient #: 155
Special Education #: 79
Low-Income #: 573


First Language Not English %: 88.8%
This school:

88.8%
State average from 1573 schools:

14.2%
Limited English Proficient %: 25.5%
This school:

25.5%
State average from 1217 schools:

7.4%
Special Education %: 13.0%
Here:

13.0%
State average from 1745 schools:

15.4%
Low-Income %: 94.4%
Francis M Leahy School:

94.4%
State average from 1735 schools:

29.2%



2004 Student Enrollment: 595

Kindergarten Enrollment: 83
1st grade Enrollment: 103
2nd grade Enrollment: 100
3rd grade Enrollment: 102
4th grade Enrollment: 109
5th grade Enrollment: 98


White students (%): 4.4%
Francis M Leahy School:

4.4%
State average from 1729 schools:

75.1%
African American students (%): 1.2%
Here:

1.2%
State average from 1729 schools:

9.4%
Hispanic students (%): 94.1%
Francis M Leahy School:

94.1%
State average from 1729 schools:

10.7%
Asian students (%): 0.3%
Here:

0.3%
State average from 1729 schools:

4.4%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 49.4%
Francis M Leahy School:

49.4%
State average from 1729 schools:

51.8%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 50.6%
Here:

50.6%
State average from 1729 schools:

48.1%


Grades in Francis M Leahy School

Races in Francis M Leahy School

First Language Not English #: 519
Limited English Proficient #: 116
Special Education #: 76
Low-Income #: 556


First Language Not English %: 87.2%
Francis M Leahy School:

87.2%
State average from 1530 schools:

13.9%
Limited English Proficient %: 19.5%
Here:

19.5%
State average from 1098 schools:

7.7%
Special Education %: 12.8%
Here:

12.8%
State average from 1725 schools:

15.0%
Low-Income %: 93.4%
Here:

93.4%
State average from 1698 schools:

28.9%



2003 Student Enrollment: 483

Kindergarten Enrollment: 38
1st grade Enrollment: 92
2nd grade Enrollment: 88
3rd grade Enrollment: 91
4th grade Enrollment: 84
5th grade Enrollment: 90


White students (%): 2.9%
Here:

2.9%
State average from 1634 schools:

75.8%
African American students (%): 1.2%
This school:

1.2%
State average from 1634 schools:

9.1%
Hispanic students (%): 95.4%
Here:

95.4%
State average from 1634 schools:

10.4%
Asian students (%): 0.4%
Here:

0.4%
State average from 1634 schools:

4.3%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 49.1%
Here:

49.1%
State average from 1634 schools:

51.8%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 50.9%
This school:

50.9%
State average from 1634 schools:

48.2%


Grades in Francis M Leahy School

Races in Francis M Leahy School

First Language Not English #: 419
Limited English Proficient #: 121
Low-Income #: 433


First Language Not English %: 86.7%
Here:

86.7%
State average from 1462 schools:

14.6%
Limited English Proficient %: 25.1%
Here:

25.1%
State average from 950 schools:

8.4%
Low-Income %: 89.6%
Francis M Leahy School:

89.6%
State average from 1608 schools:

27.9%



2002 Student Enrollment: 458

1st grade Enrollment: 34
2nd grade Enrollment: 81
3rd grade Enrollment: 99
4th grade Enrollment: 64
5th grade Enrollment: 87
6th grade Enrollment: 93


White students (%): 4.6%
Francis M Leahy School:

4.6%
State average from 1682 schools:

76.8%
African American students (%): 4.1%
Here:

4.1%
State average from 1682 schools:

8.8%
Hispanic students (%): 90.2%
Here:

90.2%
State average from 1682 schools:

9.9%
Asian students (%): 1.1%
This school:

1.1%
State average from 1682 schools:

4.2%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 50.4%
This school:

50.4%
State average from 1682 schools:

51.7%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 49.6%
Here:

49.6%
State average from 1682 schools:

48.3%


Grades in Francis M Leahy School

Races in Francis M Leahy School

First Language Not English #: 389
Limited English Proficient #: 57
Low-Income #: 430


First Language Not English %: 84.9%
Here:

84.9%
State average from 1452 schools:

13.6%
Limited English Proficient %: 12.4%
Here:

12.4%
State average from 887 schools:

7.9%
Low-Income %: 93.9%
Here:

93.9%
State average from 1613 schools:

27.4%



2001 Student Enrollment: 586

1st grade Enrollment: 50
2nd grade Enrollment: 108
3rd grade Enrollment: 97
4th grade Enrollment: 118
5th grade Enrollment: 111
6th grade Enrollment: 102


White students (%): 7.2%
Here:

7.2%
State average from 1664 schools:

77.2%
African American students (%): 2.2%
This school:

2.2%
State average from 1664 schools:

8.8%
Hispanic students (%): 90.1%
Here:

90.1%
State average from 1664 schools:

9.6%
Asian students (%): 0.5%
Here:

0.5%
State average from 1664 schools:

4.1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander students (%): 50.7%
Here:

50.7%
State average from 1664 schools:

51.6%
Multi-Race Non-Hispanic students (%): 49.3%
Here:

49.3%
State average from 1664 schools:

48.4%


Grades in Francis M Leahy School

Races in Francis M Leahy School

First Language Not English #: 503
Limited English Proficient #: 82
Low-Income #: 541


First Language Not English %: 85.8%
This school:

85.8%
State average from 1347 schools:

14.1%
Limited English Proficient %: 14.0%
Here:

14.0%
State average from 834 schools:

7.7%
Low-Income %: 92.3%
Here:

92.3%
State average from 1635 schools:

26.3%



2007 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 15
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 2

Average number of Absences: 7.9
Here:

7.9
State average from 1782 schools:

8.8
Attendance Rate: 95.2%
Here:

95.2%
State average from 1782 schools:

94.8%
In-School Suspensions Rate: 2.9%
Francis M Leahy School:

2.9%
State average from 712 schools:

5.5%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 0.4%
This school:

0.4%
State average from 1093 schools:

8.3%




2006 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 7
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 4

In-School Suspensions Rate: 95.8%
Here:

95.8%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.8%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 0.8%
Here:

0.8%
State average from 690 schools:

5.9%




2005 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 6.8
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 22

In-School Suspensions Rate: 96.0%
Here:

96.0%
State average from 1746 schools:

94.8%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 3.6%
Here:

3.6%
State average from 663 schools:

6.2%




2004 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 6.2
Out-of-School Suspensions count: 1

In-School Suspensions Rate: 96.2%
Here:

96.2%
State average from 1729 schools:

94.7%
Out-of-School Suspensions Rate: 0.2%
Here:

0.2%
State average from 629 schools:

6.6%




2003 Attendance statistics:


In-School Suspensions count: 5.4

In-School Suspensions Rate: 96.8%
Here:

96.8%
State average from 1635 schools:

94.4%






Teacher Count in Francis M Leahy School

Student/Teacher Ratio in Francis M Leahy School

2007 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 40
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 36

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 100.0%
Francis M Leahy School:

100.0%
State average from 1782 schools:

95.7%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 100.0%
This school:

100.0%
State average from 1781 schools:

95.3%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Here:

12.7
State average from 1782 schools:

10.0


2006 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 39
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 30

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 97.4%
Here:

97.4%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.8%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 93.3%
Francis M Leahy School:

93.3%
State average from 1781 schools:

94.1%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Here:

13.5
State average from 1781 schools:

13.4


2005 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 41
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 39

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 97.6%
This school:

97.6%
State average from 1745 schools:

94.4%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 97.4%
Here:

97.4%
State average from 1733 schools:

93.9%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.8
Here:

14.8
State average from 1746 schools:

13.6


2004 Teacher statistics:


Total number of Teachers: 40
Total number of Teachers in Core Academic Areas: 36

Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment: 88.7%
Here:

88.7%
State average from 1728 schools:

94.1%
Percentage of Core Academic Teachers Identified as Highly Qualified: 87.3%
Francis M Leahy School:

87.3%
State average from 1724 schools:

94.4%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Here:

15.0
State average from 1729 schools:

13.8





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