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36%
  • North Laurel Elementary School
  • 300 Wilson Street, Laurel
  • Laurel School District
  • Grades: 2 - 4 · Students: 587
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
27%
  • Laurel Senior High School
  • 1133 South Central Avenue, Laurel
  • Laurel School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
24%
  • Laurel Intermediate Middle School
  • 1133 S Central Ave, Laurel
  • Laurel School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 635
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 71:1
n/a
  • Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School
  • 499 West Sixth Street, Laurel
  • Laurel School District
  • Grades: PK - 1 · Students: 438
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
n/a
  • Western Sussex Academy
  • 815 Central Avenue, Laurel
  • Laurel School District
  • Grades: 9 - 11 · Students: 6
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
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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.

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%

Laurel, DE School Districts

Laurel School District

There are a total of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Laurel. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Laurel, DE schools is 29%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Laurel, DE, an average of 73.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Laurel schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Laurel, DE schools.

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bloomfield Hills, MI3,98474%51%
Berne, IN3,98276%54%
Dundee, FL3,98636%26%
Enon, VA3,98193%89%
Columbus, MN3,98076%53%
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.
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