Nora Davis Elementary School

1305 Martin Luther King Dr

Laurel, MS 39440-3134

Tel: (601)428-7782
Grades PK-5
391 students
Nora Davis Elementary School serves 391 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Nora Davis Elementary School operates within the Laurel School District.

School Overview

The student population of 391 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 391 students
Nora Davis Elementary School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Nora Davis Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Nora Davis Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Nora Davis Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Nora Davis Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
2%
3%
Nora Davis Elementary School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
90%
49%
Nora Davis Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
6%
45%
Nora Davis Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Nora Davis Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Nora Davis Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.31
Nora Davis Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
65%
Nora Davis Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Nora Davis Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,669 is higher than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,759 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Laurel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,082 2,273
Laurel   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $20 MM
Laurel   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $36 MM $20 MM
Laurel   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,669 $9,638
Laurel   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,759 $9,666
Laurel   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Laurel High School Vocational Complex (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pine Belt Educational Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Belt Educational Center (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LaurelLaurel High School Vocational Complex
    Vocational School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-121100 West 11th St
    LaurelMS 39440
    (601)649-4144
    1.29-12n/a
  • LaurelR H Watkins High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 767 students1100 West 12th St
    LaurelMS 39440
    (601)649-4145
    1.29-12767
  • LaurelPine Belt Educational Center
    Alternative School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 3-12923b Sawmill Rd
    LaurelMS 39440
    (601)649-8080
    1.33-12n/a
  • LaurelMason Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 475 students2726 Old Bay Springs Rd
    LaurelMS 39440
    (601)428-0393
    1.6KG-5475
  • LaurelGlade Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 421 students990 Hwy 15 South
    LaurelMS 39443
    (601)428-4265
    1.8KG-6421

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