Laurel School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,546 students in Laurel School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
Public Schools in Laurel School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Delaware public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 53% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Laurel School District are Laurel Middle School, Laurel Elementary School and Laurel Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Laurel School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Delaware.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public school average of 58% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Laurel School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Laurel School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
4 Schools
228 Schools
# Students
2,546 Students
137,663 Students
# Teachers
170 Teachers
9,785 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Laurel School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 41 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (DE)
Overall District Rank
#24 out of 42 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Laurel   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Laurel   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurel   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Laurel   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.70
# American Indian Students
32 Students
565 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
20 Students
5,893 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
488 Students
25,163 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
18%
# Black Students
648 Students
41,420 Students
% Black Students
26%
30%
# White Students
1,193 Students
58,063 Students
% White Students
47%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
193 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
159 Students
6,366 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
28
1,965
# Students in K Grade:
166
9,383
# Students in 1st Grade:
182
9,762
# Students in 2nd Grade:
171
9,898
# Students in 3rd Grade:
205
10,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
197
10,320
# Students in 5th Grade:
225
10,576
# Students in 6th Grade:
212
10,835
# Students in 7th Grade:
246
11,036
# Students in 8th Grade:
243
10,876
# Students in 9th Grade:
179
11,943
# Students in 10th Grade:
184
11,078
# Students in 11th Grade:
170
10,110
# Students in 12th Grade:
138
9,695
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,156 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,451. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,074 is higher than the state median of $12,997. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue
$31 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Laurel   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$49 MM
$16 MM
This chart display total spending of Laurel   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,156
$12,451
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Laurel   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,074
$12,997
This chart display average spending per public school student in Laurel   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Laurel School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Laurel Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1133 S Central Ave
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6110
Grades: 6-8
| 701 students
Rank: #22.
Laurel Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6110
Grades: 1-5
| 980 students
Rank: #33.
Laurel Senior High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1133 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6120
Grades: 9-12
| 671 students
Rank: n/an/a
300 Wilson Street
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6130
Grades: PK-K
| 194 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Laurel School District
  • 1160 South Central Avenue, Laurel, DE, 19956-1413
  • (302) 875-6100
  • laurel.k12.de.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,546 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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