Laurel Elementary School
Laurel Elementary School serves 980 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).
- Grades: 1-5
- Enrollment: 980 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 54%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in DE
- Math Proficiency: 37% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 42% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
Laurel Elementary School's student population of 980 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Laurel Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Laurel Elementary School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#123 out of 204 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
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