Laurel High School



Laurel High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurel High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 228
10 219
11 193
12 190
UG 4

Laurel High School is a public high school of the Laurel School District located in Laurel, MS. It has 834 students in grades 9th through 12th. Laurel High School is the 66th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 7,125th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 834
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.96

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Laurel High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 422
(51%)
422
(51%)
 Male 412
(49%)
412
(49%)

Laurel High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 779
(93%)
779
(93%)
 Hispanic 31
(4%)
31
(4%)
 White 21
(3%)
21
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Laurel High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 834
(100%)
834
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Laurel High School is ranked 25th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurel High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Laurel High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 651
2006 753
2007 741
2008 761
2009 762
2010 728
2011 725
2012 750
2013 767
2014 833
2015 834

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 19
2007 15.6
2008 16.1
2009 16.3
2010 17.3
2011 16.8
2012 13.7
2013 13.8
2014 15.3
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90783410138249
2006 0.82204515272244
2007 0.81376518218623
2008 0.84625492772668
2009 0.88057742782152
2010 0.83928571428571
2011 0.88965517241379
2012 0.89733333333333
2013 0.86962190352021
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Laurel High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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Laurel High School
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Public 09 - 12 834 15.7:1  
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Heidelberg High School
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Public 09 - 12 289 11.4:1 16 miles
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