516 Montgomery St
Laurel, MD 20707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Laurel Elementary School serves 594 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Laurel Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland 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 19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Laurel Elementary School's student population of 594 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
594 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Laurel Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Laurel Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1006 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
57%
17%
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Black
32%
34%
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White
5%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Laurel Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Laurel Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 594 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 50%)

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