Laurel Elementary School serves 924 students in grades 1-5.
Laurel Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).
- Grades: 1-5
- Enrollment: 924 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 56%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in DE
- Math Proficiency: 13% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 21% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
Laurel Elementary School's student population of 924 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Laurel Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Laurel Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#167 out of 196 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Laurel Elementary School's ranking?
Laurel Elementary School is ranked #167 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Laurel Elementary School?
924 students attend Laurel Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Laurel Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Laurel Elementary School?
Laurel Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Laurel Elementary School offer ?
Laurel Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Laurel Elementary School part of?
Laurel Elementary School is part of Laurel School District.
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