School Details

Laurel High School

Traditional Public School

1100 W 12th Street

Laurel, MS 39440

601-649-4145

Overview

Laurel High School serves 710 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was F. Per student spending for this school is $11,816.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

F

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,816/Child

Demographics

Laurel High School serves 710 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 87.32% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 43
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 76%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 710

By Grade:

  •       9: 205
  •       10: 179
  •       11: 168
  •       12: 198
  •       Other: -40

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 87%
  •       Hispanic: 8%
  •       White: 3%
  •       Two or More: 1%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 189
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 67%
In-Field: 91% 
Principals
Total: 13
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,833

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 101
  •       K: 228
  •       1: 250
  •       2: 227
  •       3: 229
  •       4: 236
  •       5: 203
  •       6: 212
  •       7: 222
  •       8: 211
  •       9: 205
  •       10: 179
  •       11: 168
  •       12: 157
  •       Other: 5

Community

Jones County

Total Population: 68,098

  •       Males: 33,059
  •       Females: 35,039

Growth: 0.50%
Number of Households: 25,247
Median Income: $49,115

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 22,882 23,465 46,347 -2%
Black or African American 9,486 10,750 20,236 5%
Asian-American 145 191 336 6%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 22 9 31 11%
Native American and Alaska Native 228 247 475 23%
Hispanic American 1,745 1,452 3,197 0%
Two or more races 296 377 673 39%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 86.32%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 54%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 57%

ACT

Composite Average: 15 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 152 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 14.2
Mathematics: 15.4
Reading: 14.8
Science: 15

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 27.6%
Mathematics Proficiency: 4.2%
English Proficiency: 14.9%
Science Proficiency: 11%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Laurel High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,816.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,816

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $11,008

Federal

Per-student Spending: $745

Overall Rating

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