Laurel Elementary School

1851 Laurel Ave
Kissimmee, FL 34759
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,034 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Laurel Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,034 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50% in FL
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Laurel Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Laurel Elementary School's student population of 1,034 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,034 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Laurel Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Laurel Elementary School is 0.59, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#2534 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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38%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
54%
36%
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Black
35%
21%
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White
8%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Laurel Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laurel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Laurel Elementary School's ranking?
Laurel Elementary School is ranked #2534 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Laurel Elementary School often compared to?
Laurel Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lake Marion Creek Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Laurel Elementary School?
1,034 students attend Laurel Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Laurel Elementary School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Laurel Elementary School?
Laurel Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Laurel Elementary School offer ?
Laurel Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Laurel Elementary School part of?
Laurel Elementary School is part of Polk School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,034 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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