Ernest Lawrence Middle School

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10100 Variel Ave

Chatsworth, CA 91311

(818) 678-7900

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,713

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

50 Parent Reviews for Ernest Lawrence Middle School

Hi everyone! This is my first year in the 6th grade magnet program so I'm just starting to experience some new things, but overall, this school is amazing!! The teachers may be a little strict, however, they just want to set a good example for your child and to be responsible of how they act. The staff, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/06/14

The Gifted/Highly Gifted/High Ability magnet at Lawrence is fantastic! All of our teachers are highly trained experts in their respective field of study (no "combo" teachers who teach both Math/Science or English/History/Social Science). The magnet coordinator and teachers are always there to help students. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/08/14

The magnet program serves approximately 390 gifted, highly gifted, and high ability students on the campus of Lawrence middle school. It's a school within a school, a model school of excellence, and has an API of 1,000!

Posted by a parent on 09/08/14

The magnet coordinator, Mrs. Vallejo, is the best! She has an open door policy and she works tirelessly to make sure the program runs smoothly. Teachers are great and so is the administration. I highly recommend this program!

Posted by a parent on 08/31/14

I LOVE THIS PROGRAM! The Magnet Program at Lawrence Middle School offers amazing opportunities to the students. The classes are taught on a very high level, encouraging the kids to use critical thinking and make connections. The teachers are carefully chosen for their knowledge of the subject, their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/20/14

Warning!!! Do not select this school for their Magnet Program. They only have four teachers in each grade level so if you have a problem with a teacher they will not switch you out of the class you are stuck in it for the year. The magnet math teachers leave a lot to be desired. The Magnet program thinks ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/15/14

I love my school!! and all the teachers!!! They are super helpful and i can always go to them for help when it is needed. I have the best teachers.

Posted by a other on 12/09/13

I can only rate the Magnet Program at this school, and that I have found to be top notch. The Magnet Coordinator actually answers her own phone and goes out of her way to make sure the needs of the magnet students are met. She has an open door policy for incoming parents and that continues after you ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/02/13

My son just started in 6th grade magnet this year, and we are absolutely thrilled! The teachers really challenge the kids, and we feel like our son is getting quality education. The only improvement I would make is the PE program - their gym is not air-conditioned, and the kids spend too much time ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/16/13

Wonderful teachers, terrific principal (Mr Schar) and second-to-none amazing band program with Mr. Wamhoff. My two children attended here all three years until they culminated last week. I am pleased with the high quality of education at this school. My children were in the after school program - one ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/12/13

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Test scores for Ernest Lawrence Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Ernest Lawrence Middle School
Los Angeles Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Chatsworth schools — Ernest Lawrence Middle School is located at 10100 Variel Ave, Chatsworth CA 91311. 10100 Variel Ave is in the 91311 ZIP code in Chatsworth, CA The school district for Ernest Lawrence Middle School is the Los Angeles Unified School District. Ernest Lawrence Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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