Lawrence Central High School



Lawrence Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lawrence Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 627
10 614
11 552
12 595

Lawrence Central High School is a public high school of the M S D Lawrence Township School District located in Indianapolis, IN. It has 2,388 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lawrence Central High School is the 20th largest public high school in Indiana and the 799th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,388
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 122
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 799th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 20th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 330th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 20th out of 424

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Lawrence Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,245
(52%)
3,623
(51%)
 Female 1,143
(48%)
3,505
(49%)

Lawrence Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,231
(52%)
3,408
(48%)
 White 618
(26%)
1,972
(28%)
 Hispanic 352
(15%)
1,174
(16%)
 Two or More 161
(7%)
475
(7%)
 Asian 23
(1%)
89
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Lawrence Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,268
(53%)
3,768
(53%)
 Not Eligible 911
(38%)
2,781
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 209
(9%)
579
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lawrence Central High School is ranked 6th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lawrence Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.9%) is higher than the state average of 44.0%. 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.

Lawrence Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2289
2006 2241
2007 2281
2008 2381
2009 2432
2010 2585
2011 2514
2012 2495
2013 2279
2014 2331
2015 2388

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.3
2006 N/A
2007 19.5
2008 18.9
2009 19.2
2010 17.8
2011 15.9
2012 16.1
2013 19.2
2014 20.3
2015 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34207077326343
2006 0.36590807675145
2007 0.40683910565541
2008 0.38471230575388
2009 0.44078947368421
2010 0.47272727272727
2011 0.50994431185362
2012 0.5438877755511
2013 0.56735410267661
2014 0.5963105963106
2015 0.61850921273032

Compare Lawrence Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.9%
 

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