Laurel Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1133 S Central Ave
Laurel, DE 19956
Phone
(302) 875-6110
District
LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SUSSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
713
Classroom Teachers
50

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Delaware

6

(10 is best)

Better than 50.3% of DE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Laurel Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
45%
45%
47%
52%
42%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
50%
48%
62%
55%
37%
41%
50%
48%
62%
55%
37%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
52%
45%
57%
52%
47%
38%
52%
45%
57%
52%
47%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
16
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 254 35.6%
Grade 7 244 34.2%
Grade 8 215 30.2%
Total 713 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 52.7% 51.7% 44.9%
Black 26.8% 28.0% 31.3%
Hispanic 18.3% 17.9% 19.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 0.8% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 1.6% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 15,725 973,764
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 143.6 495
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.2% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.7% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.9% 26.8%
65 OR OLDER 16.4% 18.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,880 363,322
Single Parent Households With Children 15.6% 10.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.3% 90.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.8% 32.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.5% 14.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.5% 16.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 14.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.3% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.0% 16.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.1% 11.5%
$15,000 or less 12.4% 8.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,081 $17,341,000 35.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $330 $809,000 1.7%
Staff $220 $538,000 1.1%
General Administration $323 $790,000 1.6%
School Administration $673 $1,649,000 3.4%
Operation $1,290 $3,158,000 6.5%
Transportation $671 $1,643,000 3.4%
Other $224 $548,000 1.1%
Total Support $3,730 $9,135,000 18.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $9,018 $22,086,000 45.5%
Total Expenditures $19,829 $48,562,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,133 $1,278,047,000 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $732 $102,455,000 4.4%
Staff $272 $38,111,000 1.6%
General Administration $223 $31,253,000 1.4%
School Administration $929 $129,935,000 5.6%
Operation $1,528 $213,882,000 9.3%
Transportation $749 $104,866,000 4.5%
Other $606 $84,769,000 3.7%
Total Support $5,040 $705,271,000 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,346 $328,301,000 14.2%
Total Expenditures $16,520 $2,311,619,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%