Laurel High School

  • Laurel High School serves 661 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Laurel High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Laurel High School's student population of 661 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Laurel High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 563 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Laurel High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rankn/a
20%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
92%
79%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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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 MT.
Diversity Score0.150.21
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Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurel High School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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