Laurel School District


The Laurel School District in Delaware consists of 4 schools, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school, serving students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The district's schools exhibit a mix of strengths and challenges, with opportunities for improvement to support the diverse student population.

Among the standout schools, the North Laurel Early Learning Academy stands out with the lowest student-teacher ratio and the highest spending per student, suggesting a more personalized learning environment for its young learners. In contrast, the Laurel Senior High School has the highest spending per student among the district's schools, yet it ranks relatively low statewide, indicating a need to address underlying issues to improve academic performance.

The district's schools generally perform below the state averages in standardized assessments, with Laurel Elementary School having the lowest proficiency rates in math and English Language Arts. However, the Laurel Middle School performs slightly better, with 41.63% of 8th-grade students proficient in English Language Arts, though still lagging behind the state average. The district's diverse student population, with varying economic backgrounds, suggests a need for targeted interventions and equitable resource allocation to support student success across all schools.

District Detail

 1160 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956-1413

 (302) 875-6100

SchoolDigger Rank:
22nd of 31 Delaware districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 2,598

Primary Schools: 2
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Delaware Department of Education.

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