South Laurel school information

IndexSouth LaurelMarylandNational
Average Test Scores21%41%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The South Laurel, MD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Laurel public schools have average test scores of 21% which is 48% lower than than the Maryland average and 57% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Laurel public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.5% have completed high school, 38.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Laurel are 57% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in South Laurel.
  • 87.0% of people in South Laurel have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.5% of people in South Laurel have completed high school.
  • 38.7% of people in South Laurel have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Laurel

IndexSouth LaurelMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade87.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college65.7%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.9%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.7%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters15.4%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arlington, VA226,09285%72%
Springdale, MD2,87877%56%
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Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,02469%40%
Bethesda, MD62,60868%39%
South Laurel, MD26,95221%57%

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South Laurel, MD26,95221%57%
Source: The South 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.