Laurel School District

1160 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956-1413
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 729 students in Laurel School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Delaware.
Public High School in Laurel School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Delaware public high school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Public High School in Laurel School District have a Graduation Rate of 77%, which is less than the Delaware average of 82%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Laurel Senior High School, with 75-79% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Delaware or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public high school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
4 Schools
60 Schools
# Students
2,566 Students
52,899 Students
# Teachers
175 Teachers
3,663 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Laurel School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 42 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (DE)
#31 out of 42 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Laurel   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
15%
27%
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 2020-21 school year data.
27%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
75-79%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Laurel   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.69
0.70
# American Indian Students
31 Students
263 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
17 Students
2,706 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
533 Students
9,531 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
18%
# Black Students
604 Students
15,248 Students
% Black Students
24%
29%
# White Students
1,194 Students
22,910 Students
% White Students
46%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
73 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
182 Students
2,168 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
43
377
# Students in K Grade:
173
720
# Students in 1st Grade:
173
714
# Students in 2nd Grade:
190
715
# Students in 3rd Grade:
177
729
# Students in 4th Grade:
199
732
# Students in 5th Grade:
185
727
# Students in 6th Grade:
230
1,332
# Students in 7th Grade:
223
1,350
# Students in 8th Grade:
244
1,444
# Students in 9th Grade:
227
13,196
# Students in 10th Grade:
174
11,035
# Students in 11th Grade:
165
10,137
# Students in 12th Grade:
163
9,691
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,213 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,598. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,261 is less than the state median of $18,652. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue
$37 MM
$2,882 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$34 MM
$2,610 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,213
$20,598
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Laurel   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,261
$18,652
This chart display average spending per public school student in Laurel   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Laurel School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Laurel Senior High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1133 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6120
Grades: 9-12
| 729 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,566 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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