School Details

Francis M Leahy

100 Erving Ave, Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 975-5959
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 & ungraded 493 students 13 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

18%
29%
57%
49%
56%
67%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lawrence School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

18%
31%
53%
25%
35%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lawrence School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

42%
36%
65%
43%
38%
61%
40%
26%
51%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lawrence School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Francis M Leahy is a public elementary school in Lawrence. The principal of Francis M Leahy is Patricia Mariano. 493 students go to Francis M Leahy and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 96% of the 493 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Francis M Leahy is 13:1. Lawlor Early Childhood Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 95% 89%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 3%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.1%
Asian 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 87%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    i love that school when i went there they teached you so much and ugh it was just a great school

  • (4 years ago)

    I went to school in Francis M. Leahy Eliminatory school for 2nd 3rd 4th and part of 5th great. For the most part...it was an enjoyable experience. I have many memories of the school.

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