Laurel Junior Senior High School

Laurel Junior Senior High School serves 678 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Laurel Junior Senior High School operates within the Laurel School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 678 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 678 students
Laurel Junior Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Laurel Junior Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Laurel Junior Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
Laurel Junior Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Hispanic (1996-2008)
Black
1%
16%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Black (2004-2012)
White
97%
71%
Laurel Junior Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Laurel Junior Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Laurel Junior Senior High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.06 0.83
Laurel Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
24%
34%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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%
6%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,316 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Laurel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,316 1,588
Laurel   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 88%
Laurel   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $16 MM n/a
Laurel   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM n/a
Laurel   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,507 $0
Laurel   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,670 $0
Laurel   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Castle Youth Dev Center (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is New Castle Youth Dev Center (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Laurel Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Castle Laurel Elementary School
    223 Mccaslin Rd
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)658-2673
    0.4  mi  |  638  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • New Castle New Castle Youth Dev Center
    Alternative School
    1745 Frew Mill Rd
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)656-7330
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  85  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school
  • New Castle Croton Pre-kdg Center
    420 Fern St
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)656-4815
    3.3  mi  |  115  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • New Castle Harry W Lockley Kdg Center
    900 East Main St
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)656-4735
    3.6  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  KG
  • New Castle Thaddeus Stevens School
    831 Harrison St
    New Castle , PA , 16101
    (724)656-4750
    4  mi  |  274  students  |  Gr.  1-3

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