Nora Davis Magnet School

1305 Martin Luther King Drive

Laurel, MS 39440

Tel: (601)428-7782
  • Nora Davis Magnet School serves 374 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Nora Davis Magnet School operates within the Laurel School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 374 students
Nora Davis Magnet School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Nora Davis Magnet School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Nora Davis Magnet School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Nora Davis Magnet School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Nora Davis Magnet School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
2%
3%
Nora Davis Magnet School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
93%
49%
Nora Davis Magnet School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
5%
46%
Nora Davis Magnet School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Nora Davis Magnet School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Nora Davis Magnet School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Nora Davis Magnet School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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.
0.13 0.32
Nora Davis Magnet 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.
100%
67%
Nora Davis Magnet School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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
7%
Nora Davis Magnet School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Laurel School District's student population of 3,269 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,599 is higher than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,105 is higher than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has declined by 39% over four years.
School District Name Laurel School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,269 2,139
Laurel School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $20 MM
Laurel School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $34 MM $20 MM
Laurel School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,599 $9,526
Laurel School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,105 $9,407
Laurel School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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