Laurel school information

IndexLaurelDelawareNational
Average Test Scores29%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools619179,221
Total private schools212924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a207,963
The Laurel, DE educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Laurel public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 33% lower than than the Delaware average and 41% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Laurel public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.9% have completed high school, 9.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Laurel are 41% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Laurel.
  • 73.3% of people in Laurel have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.9% of people in Laurel have completed high school.
  • 9.7% of people in Laurel have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Laurel

IndexLaurelDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade73.3%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school72.9%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college35.3%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.6%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.7%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.7%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Laurel (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Millsboro, DE4,12158%17%
Delmar, DE1,79252%5%
Milton, DE2,75650%1%
Federalsburg, MD2,67550%1%
Georgetown, DE6,91748%3%
Laurel, DE3,98429%41%

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Bloomfield Hills, MI3,98474%51%
Berne, IN3,98276%54%
Dundee, FL3,98636%26%
Enon, VA3,98193%89%
Alexandria, AL3,98038%24%
Laurel, DE3,98429%41%
Source: The Laurel, DE education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.