Laurel Elementary School
San Mateo, CA 94403
About This School
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Laurel Elementary School had an API growth score of 830 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Laurel Elementary School's 2012 base score was 858, however the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Laurel Elementary School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Laurel Elementary School Reviews
Laurel is a good, solid neighborhood school. The facilitites are well-maintianed, the core curriculum seems well handled from a parents POV. Parent participation is *excellent*, the PTA helps sponsor the parent-led "Art in Action" for all grades, as an example.