Laurel Senior High School

  • Laurel Senior High School serves 540 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Laurel Senior High School's student population of 540 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Laurel Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Laurel Senior High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank#173 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
33%
30%
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White
50%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.69
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Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurel School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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