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Laurel Magnet School of the Arts

Magnet School

1125 North 5th Avenue

Laurel, MS 39440

601-428-7782

Overview

Laurel Magnet School of the Arts serves 294 students in grades PreK-5. This school is a magnet school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $9,894.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,894/Child

Demographics

Laurel Magnet School of the Arts serves 294 students. This high-poverty school body is 11.22% White and 81.97% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 21
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 77%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 294

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 33
  •       K: 43
  •       1: 43
  •       2: 45
  •       3: 44
  •       4: 41
  •       5: 45

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 82%
  •       White: 11%
  •       Two or More: 4%
  •       Other: 3%

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

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 84.8%
English Proficiency: 78.4%
Science Proficiency: 72%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 0
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Laurel Magnet School of the Arts is a magnet school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,894.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,894

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,617

Federal

Per-student Spending: $745

Overall Rating

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