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Avg. test scores 60%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 32%

Laurel school information

IndexLaurelMarylandNational
Average Test Scores40%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools181,16379,221
Total private schools767424,874
Total post-secondary schools21127,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Laurel are 18% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Laurel
  • 86.9% of people in Laurel have completed 8th grade
  • 85.7% of people in Laurel have completed high school
  • 40.1% of people in Laurel have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Laurel

      IndexLaurelMarylandNational
      Completed 8th grade86.9%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school85.7%86.5%83.0%
      Completed some college65.1%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree45.7%44.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors40.1%38.4%30.3%
      Completed masters17.7%17.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.6%5.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%2.5%1.3%

      Laurel, MD School Districts

      • Prince George's County Public Schools

      There are a total of 18 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Laurel. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Laurel, MD schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Laurel, MD, an average of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Arlington, VA226,09285%72%
      Springdale, MD2,87877%56%
      Fulton, MD3,09776%54%
      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,02469%40%
      Bethesda, MD62,60868%39%
      Laurel, MD25,70340%18%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Milford, MA25,70156%14%
      Burlington, MA25,69867%36%
      Zionsville, IN25,70989%82%
      Green, OH25,71389%80%
      Cave Spring, VA25,71990%83%
      Laurel, MD25,70340%18%
      Source: The Laurel, MD 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.