1133 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Laurel Senior High School serves 671 students in grades 9-12.
Laurel Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 671 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Laurel Senior High School's student population of 671 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Laurel Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Laurel Senior High School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#143 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
18%
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Black
31%
30%
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White
48%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

What is the graduation rate of Laurel Senior High School?

The graduation rate of Laurel Senior High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 88%.

How many students attend Laurel Senior High School?

671 students attend Laurel Senior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

48% of Laurel Senior High School students are White, 31% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Laurel Senior High School?

Laurel Senior High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Laurel Senior High School offer ?

Laurel Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Laurel Senior High School part of?

Laurel Senior High School is part of Laurel School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - District Closed
April 10, 2023 (Monday)
School Closed - Teacher Comp Day for Parent Conferences
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Last Day for Seniors
May 31, 2023 (Wednesday)
Last Day for Students Pk-11
June 12, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 671 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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