About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Laurel High School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Maryland in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Laurel High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Laurel High School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Laurel High School's students and teachers. more
High Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|St Vincent Pallotti High School 1.2 miles||n/a|
|Phillips School - Laurel 2.5 miles||n/a|
|High Road Academy 2.8 miles||n/a|
|High Road Upper School Of Prince George's County 2.9 miles||n/a|
|Patuxent Valley Middle School 4.3 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 1877
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Laurel High School had 42% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Maryland had 40% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Prince George's County Public Schools District Spending
In 2011, Laurel High School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Prince George's County Public Schools School District
About the HSA
What is it?
The Maryland High School Assessment program (HSA) includes annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon completion of courses in English 2, Algebra, Biology, and Government.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a scaled score for each test. Passing scores for the HSA are 412 for Algebra, 400 for Biology, 394 for Government and 396 for English 2. The percentage of students to score at or above the proficient level are shown here. Starting with the class of 2009, students must pass all tests to graduate.
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Information provided by the College of William and Mary and the Minnesota Population Center. Data is from 2009-2010 school year. School Attendance Boundary Information System (SABINS): Version 1.0. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota 2011.
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