West Laurel school information

IndexWest LaurelMarylandNational
Average Test Scores41%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 West Laurel, MD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Laurel public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 1% lower than than the Maryland average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Laurel public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.2% have completed high school, 46.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Laurel are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in West Laurel.
  • 92.4% of people in West Laurel have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.2% of people in West Laurel have completed high school.
  • 46.3% of people in West Laurel have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Laurel

IndexWest LaurelMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade92.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.2%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college73.2%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.8%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.3%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters21.6%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.4%2.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The West 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.