The Mississippi Department of Education recently released statewide accountability results from the 2022-2023 school year. We are pleased to announce that LMSA earned another A rating and ranked #10 in the state, overall, out of 633 schools!
#10 in the state overall out of 633 schools
#1 in the state for 4th grade ELA
#1 in the state for 4th grade Math
#2 in the state for 3rd grade ELA
#2 in the state for 5th grade Math
#3 in the state for 6th grade ELA
#3 in the state for 3rd grade Math
#4 in the state for 6th grade Math
2023 National Blue Ribbon School
Congratulations to all staff, students, and parents for your hard work and commitment to Laurel High School. It's because of your resilience that Laurel High School improved its 2023 accountability level from a C to a B. Laurel High School improved proficiency on all four end-of-course assessments.
-Increased proficiency in English II
-Increased proficiency in Algebra I
-Increased proficiency in US History
-Increased proficiency in Biology I
-Increased ACT average score
Please also help us congratulate the students, faculty, staff, parents, and community in the Laurel School District. Today we celebrate the sustained C rating for the district's performance in the 2022-2023 school year. Mississippi's schools and districts are graded on an A-F scale. The grades are part of the state's accountability system, which helps teachers, school leaders, parents, and communities know how well local schools and districts serve students. The Laurel School District will continue providing high quality instruction, effective instructional practices, purposeful professional development and support to improve student achievement.
District Sustains C Rating
-Increased 3rd Grade ELA proficiency
-Increased 4th Grade ELA proficiency
-Increased 3rd Grade math proficiency
-Increased 5th Grade math proficiency
-Increased 5th Grade science proficiency
-Increased all 4 End of Course Assessments at LHS
-Improved overall district accountability score
-LMSA Selected as a 2023 National Blue Ribbon School
We are proud of our Golden Tornadoes.