Laurel Park Elementary



Laurel Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurel Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 4
K 151
1 166
2 171
3 165
4 147
5 161
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laurel Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Apex, NC in the Wake County School District. It enrolls 965 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laurel Park Elementary is the 59th largest public school in North Carolina and the 1,637th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 965
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 59

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Laurel Park Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 490
(51%)
57,120
(51%)
 Female 475
(49%)
54,181
(49%)

Laurel Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 644
(67%)
52,168
(47%)
 Hispanic 115
(12%)
20,137
(18%)
 Asian 87
(9%)
9,008
(8%)
 Black 75
(8%)
25,467
(23%)
 Two or More 44
(5%)
4,092
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
127
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
302
(0%)

Laurel Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 804
(83%)
70,125
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(15%)
36,156
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(2%)
5,020
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Laurel Park Elementary is ranked 1,189th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurel Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Laurel Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 604
2009 936
2010 935
2011 942
2012 946
2013 977
2014 988
2015 965

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 13.9
2009 17.1
2010 16.6
2011 15.8
2012 16
2013 16.2
2014 16.6
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008
2009 0.17200854700855
2010 0.16149732620321
2011 0.16772823779193
2012 0.14270613107822
2013 0.12998976458547
2014 0.14372469635628
2015 0.16683937823834

Compare Laurel Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Laurel Park Elementary
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Public PK - 05 965 16.4:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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