Lura A White School

34 Lancaster Rd, Shirley, MA 01464 | (978) 425-2630
  • Grades: PK-4
  • Student Enrollment: 326
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Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 326
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 169 (51.8%)
  • Females: 157 (48.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (5.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 63 (19.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 82 (25.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lura A White School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black51.5%
Asian92.8%
Hispanic195.8%
White28587.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lura A White School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten4413.5%
Kindergarten4714.4%
1st Grade6519.9%
2nd Grade5416.6%
3rd Grade5817.8%
4th Grade5817.8%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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The overall school rating shows that Lura A White School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
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  • Math

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201072.0%66.0%63.0%
200968.0%66.0%57.0%
 
Math Test
201083.0%76.0%65.0%
200962.0%64.0%60.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201059.0%55.0%54.0%
200933.0%30.0%53.0%
 
Math Test
201054.0%50.0%48.0%
200943.0%39.0%48.0%
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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