Laurel Highlands High School

300 Bailey Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401 | (724) 437-4741
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,092
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: John Diamond
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Laurel High School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,419
  • Graduation Rate: 72.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.7
  • Enrolled Students: 3,376

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,092
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 72.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 587 (53.8%)
  • Females: 505 (46.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 94 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 352 (32.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 446 (40.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Laurel Highlands High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black867.9%
Asian60.5%
Hispanic70.6%
White99190.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Laurel Highlands High School
  Number Percent
2nd Grade10.09%
9th Grade31128.5%
10th Grade30027.5%
11th Grade23621.6%
12th Grade24422.3%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
33.8%
District:
45.1%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
68.5%
District:
68.5%
Dropout Rate
School:
4.0%
District:
2.6%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
83.9%
District:
83.9%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
78.2%
District:
78.2%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Laurel Highlands High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
English Average Score: 19.3
Math Average Score: 19.7
Science Average Score: 19.8
Reading Average Score: 19.9
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 492.2
Math Average Score: 500.8
Writing Average Score: 475.6

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201055.3%55.1%59.6%
200956.7%56.4%55.6%
200849.1%49.1%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201065.6%65.3%67.2%
200969.2%68.8%65.2%
200866.8%66.8%64.7%
 
Science Test
201031.8%31.5%39.8%
200937.9%37.7%39.7%
200827.5%27.5%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201074.9%74.5%80.7%
2009---
200878.0%78.0%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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