Francis M Leahy School

100 Erving Ave, Lawrence, MA 01841 | (978) 975-5959
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 508
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 100 Erving Avenue, Lawrence, MA 01841
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Lawrence School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $14,909
  • Graduation Rate: 39.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 12.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.2
  • Enrolled Students: 12,284

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 508
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 257 (50.6%)
  • Females: 251 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 44 (8.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 450 (88.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 494 (97.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Francis M Leahy School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black61.2%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic48595.5%
White153.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Francis M Leahy School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7615.0%
1st Grade7815.4%
2nd Grade9518.7%
3rd Grade9017.7%
4th Grade9318.3%
5th Grade7615.0%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Francis M Leahy School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201040.0%40.0%63.0%
200938.0%34.0%57.0%
 
Math Test
201065.0%49.0%65.0%
200939.0%37.0%60.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201040.0%34.0%54.0%
200928.0%27.0%53.0%
 
Math Test
201038.0%34.0%48.0%
200929.0%29.0%48.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201044.0%32.0%63.0%
200957.0%--
 
Math Test
201038.0%24.0%55.0%
200938.0%--
 
Science Test
201043.0%19.0%53.0%
200963.0%--
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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