Laurel High School

  • Laurel High School serves 817 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Laurel High School's student population of 817 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students817 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Laurel High School
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Laurel High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Laurel High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#744 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Laurel High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurel High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
91%
49%
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White
3%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Laurel High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.170.58
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Graduation Rate
77%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laurel High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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