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27 Francis St

Brookline, MA 02446

(617) 879-4300

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Lawrence

Compared to other Brookline schools Lawrence is below average. This school does not offer school lunches for Kindergartners, and their programs (EDP and after-school activities) offer very small number of spots. We have friends in three other Brookline schools and they appear to have way more resources ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/24/13

Lawrence is a great school with a diverse student body, excellent academics, committed parents, and supportive teachers who are passionate about their work and strive to bring out the best in each student. The school's excellent facilities and grounds, coupled with its numerous extracurricular activities ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/17/13

It's a great community school where parents, teachers, and administrators strive together to make the school a wonderful learning experience.

Posted by a parent on 10/13/10

I love this school. It has great kids and great teachers. It runs preschool- 8 grade. it is newly re-done with a great playground and inside the school it has everything. 2 gyms, music room, large auditorium and a great lunch room. The teachers are well taught and supportive toward students. this ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/12/09

The school's culture is totally teacher centered, not child centered. There is a huge lack of motivation to help kids reach their full potential. Basically, there is no value added to the student. Students' ability remain the same year after year and there is little to no growth in their academic ability. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/07/09

Excellent academics, clear curriculum guidelines. Wonderful teachers, experienced educators, nurturing and caring. Instrument, choir, and art are all available during the school day. Great extracurricular acitives for K-5, limited to sports for 6-8, with a few exception such as the school newspaper. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/22/06

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Test scores for Lawrence

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Brookline Public Schools
* 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.

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Brookline schools — Lawrence is located at 27 Francis St, Brookline MA 02446. 27 Francis St is in the 02446 ZIP code in Brookline, MA The school district for Lawrence is the Brookline Public Schools. Lawrence is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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