Laurel Park Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2450 Laura Duncan Rd
Apex, NC 27523
Phone
(919) 290-2333
District
WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
WAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
881
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.4% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Laurel Park Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
61%
45%
67%
45%
55%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
55%
42%
54%
44%
55%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
59%
42%
57%
41%
60%
42%
59%
42%
57%
41%
60%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 4 0.5%
Kindergarten 122 13.8%
Grade 1 156 17.7%
Grade 2 149 16.9%
Grade 3 149 16.9%
Grade 4 145 16.5%
Grade 5 156 17.7%
Total 881 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 69.8% 47.6% 49.9%
Black 8.5% 23.5% 26.3%
Hispanic 10.3% 18.8% 18.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.1% 9.7% 3.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.4% 32.8% 56.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.0% 27.7% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 5.1% 3.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,046,558 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,222.1 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.9% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.3% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 10.9% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 390,498 3,965,482
Single Parent Households With Children 9.9% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.7% 87.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 51.8% 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.3% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.4% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.5% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.5% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.7% 15.3%
$15,000 or less 6.5% 11.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,751 $919,475,631 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $518 $82,818,358 4.6%
Staff $283 $45,246,323 2.5%
General Administration $50 $7,994,050 0.4%
School Administration $488 $78,021,928 4.4%
Operation $526 $84,097,406 4.7%
Transportation $452 $72,266,212 4.0%
Other $272 $43,487,632 2.4%
Total Support $2,589 $413,931,909 23.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,850 $455,660,850 25.5%
Total Expenditures $11,190 $1,789,068,390 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,645 $8,769,617,826 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $490 $761,365,230 4.8%
Staff $311 $482,897,130 3.1%
General Administration $139 $215,714,020 1.4%
School Administration $540 $838,895,218 5.3%
Operation $722 $1,121,679,749 7.1%
Transportation $371 $576,159,820 3.6%
Other $300 $465,716,669 2.9%
Total Support $2,872 $4,462,514,818 28.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,660 $2,579,333,401 16.3%
Total Expenditures $10,177 $15,811,614,905 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%