Nora Davis Magnet School

1305 Martin Luther King Dr

Laurel, MS 39440-3134

Grades: PK-5

387 students

Nora Davis Magnet School serves 387 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 Magnet School operates within the Laurel School District.

Overview

The student population of 387 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 387 students
Nora Davis Magnet School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Nora Davis Magnet School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Nora Davis Magnet School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 Magnet School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2013)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Nora Davis Magnet School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
92%
50%
Nora Davis Magnet School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
6%
45%
Nora Davis Magnet School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Nora Davis Magnet School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Nora Davis Magnet 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.
0.15 0.31
Nora Davis Magnet School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
75%
64%
Nora Davis Magnet School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
7%
8%
Nora Davis Magnet School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,744 is higher than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,491 is higher than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 152% over four years.
School District Name Laurel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,118 2,147
Laurel   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $21 MM
Laurel   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $20 MM
Laurel   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,744 $9,999
Laurel   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,491 $9,596
Laurel   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Laurel High School (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
    1100 West 12th St
    LaurelMS 39440
    (601)649-4145
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 750 students                      
  • LaurelLaurel High School Vocational Complex
    Vocational School
    1100 West 11th St
    LaurelMS 39440
    (601)649-4144
    Vocational School

    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • LaurelPine Belt Educational Center
    Alternative School
    923b Sawmill Rd
    LaurelMS 39440
    (601)649-8080
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 3-12 | n/a students                      
  • LaurelMason Elementary School
    2726 Old Bay Springs Rd
    LaurelMS 39440
    (601)428-0393
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 481 students                      
  • LaurelGlade Elementary School
    990 Hwy 15 South
    LaurelMS 39443
    (601)428-4265
    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 418 students                      

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