1125 North 5th Avenue
Laurel, MS 39440
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts serves 294 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts's student population of 294 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
294 students
This chart display total students of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts
Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts by grade.

School Rankings

Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts is ranked within the top 10% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#75 out of 816 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
82%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
11%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.32
This chart display the diversity score of Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts 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 District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts. 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
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

School Safety: Shootings
School Safety: Shootings
Teachers and parents must be prepared for anything that impacts the safety of our young people.
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
We review recent rankings from Boston Magazine that shows the top-rated high schools in this extensive school district.
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
Learn about how public schools are funded today and how the federal and local monies are allocated.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32

Related School Videos

Quick Links