School Details

Laurel Senior High School

1133 South Central Ave, Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6120
NR

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 536 students 17 students/teacher (DE avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

51%
51%
67%
49%
49%
69%

DE00188

None
36%
35%
55%
73%
72%
74%

Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP)

In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurel School District average
  • Delaware state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
74%
73%
58%
57%
69%
21%
21%
42%

DE00188

None
43%
42%
57%
73%
73%
71%

Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP)

In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurel School District average
  • Delaware state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
54%
60%
43%
42%
46%

Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP)

In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurel School District average
  • Delaware state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Laurel Senior High School is a public high school in Laurel. 536 children attend Laurel Senior High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 47% of the 536 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Laurel Senior High School is 17:1. Delmar High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 65% 65%
Hispanic 5% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 28% 27%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47% 53%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    I have a child that attends Laurel high she has had sum issues in the past few years and Laurels teachers have been a great deal of help for and helping her get through it all. I just want to say thanks for being there for her. This school is a great. The teachers are very helpful when the students need it.

  • (6 years ago)

    As a student I can honestly say that Mr. Ivory the school principal has done wonders in his short time at Laurel High. He is what our high school needed. He has made many positive changes.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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