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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students613 students
Laurel Junior Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Laurel Junior Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Laurel Junior Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLaurel Junior Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Laurel Junior Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
All Ethnic GroupsLaurel Junior Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.040.51
Laurel Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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.
31%
41%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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
5%
Laurel Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Laurel School District's student population of 1,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,968 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,183 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameLaurel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed1,2441,497
Laurel School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate82%89%
Laurel School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue$17 MM$21 MM
Laurel School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$17 MM$20 MM
Laurel School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,968$12,967
Laurel School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,183$12,300
Laurel School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New CastleLaurel Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 631 students
    0.4 miles
    223 Mccaslin Rd
    New CastlePA 16101
    (724)658-2673
    0.4KG-6631
  • New CastleCroton Pre-kdg Center
    Grades: PK | 89 students
    3.3 miles
    420 Fern St
    New CastlePA 16101
    (724)656-4815
    3.3PK89
  • New CastleShenango High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 532 students
    4.1 miles
    2550 Ellwood Rd
    New CastlePA 16101
    (724)658-5537
    4.17-12532
  • New CastleNew Castle Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 457 students
    4.2 miles
    310 E Lincoln Ave
    New CastlePA 16101
    (724)656-4700
    4.27-8457
  • New CastleNew Castle Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 800 students
    4.2 miles
    300 E Lincoln Ave
    New CastlePA 16101
    (724)656-4700
    4.29-12800

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
January 01, 2018
The city of New York has announced they are bringing back mandatory sex-ed courses for the first time in 20 years, in light of skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates far above the national average.
January 01, 2018
We’ll look at the many challenges facing schools in New York and New Jersey, as they struggle to get ready for students and balance the ongoing need to provide shelter to those displaced by the storm.
January 01, 2018
Students have headed back to school across the country, but are greeted by new security technology and armed security guards. We take a look at Post-Newtown public education.