Laurel Junior Senior High School

  • Laurel Junior Senior High School serves 613 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Laurel Junior Senior High School operates within the Laurel School District.
  • Laurel School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 613 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 613 students
Laurel Junior Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Laurel Junior Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Laurel Junior Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Laurel Junior Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Laurel Junior Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
4%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Black Students (1996-2008)
Black
2%
15%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Black Students (2004-2015)
White
98%
68%
Laurel Junior Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Laurel Junior Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.25
Laurel Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Laurel Junior Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Laurel Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Laurel School District's student population of 1,244 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 88% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,377 in this district is less than the state average of $13,538. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,977 is less than the state average of $13,526. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Laurel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,244 1,497
Laurel School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 82% 89%
Laurel School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $20 MM
Laurel School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $17 MM $20 MM
Laurel School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,377 $13,538
Laurel School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,977 $13,526
Laurel School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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