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Laurel School District (Mississippi)

The Laurel School District is a public school district based in Laurel, Mississippi (USA).

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District administrationEdit

Dr. Toy Watts has held a variety of positions including middle school teacher in the areas of science and reading, elementary school counselor, fourth and fifth grade teacher and alternative school teacher. From 2008–2015 Watts served in the Bay–Waveland School District where she was a high school counselor for one year, alternative principal for three years and an elementary principal for three years. From 2015–2017, she was assistant superintendent at the Moss Point School District. Joining the Laurel School District as Superintendent in January 2018.

District AdministratorsEdit

  • Dr. Toy L. Watts; Superintendent
  • Ms. Kenda Covington; Assistant Superintendent
  • Dr. Kenitra Ezi; Assistant Superintendent
  • Dr. John Harper; Director of Operations

School Board membersEdit

  • Mr. Jeremy Adams; Secretary
  • Mrs. Nancy Breland; Member
  • Dr. James Johnson-Hill; President
  • Mrs. Doncella Milton; Member
  • Mr. Jim Rasberry; Vice President

Other District AdministrationEdit

  • Mr. Todd Brealand; Athletic Director
  • Mr. Scott Dodd; District Police Chief
  • Ms. Rhonda Rowzee; Business Manager
  • Mr. Danny Donald; Maintenance Director
  • Mrs. Lela Bynum; Child Nutrition Director
  • Dr. W. Michael Trest; Technology Director
  • Mr. Keith Ridgeway; Transportation Director
  • Mrs. Lacey Slay; Public Relations Specialist
  • Mrs. Keta Davis; Math Instructional Coach K–12
  • Mrs. Heather Jones; ELA Instructional Coach K–12
  • Dr. Dorsetta Jordan; Exceptional Education Director
  • Dr. Stacy Blalock-Henry; Parent Center Liaison/Drug Education Aide

SchoolsEdit

*Laurel High School (9th–12th Grades)

    • Dr. Michael Eubanks; Supervising Principal
    • Mr. ? Boone.; Assistant Principal
    • Mrs. ? Mark.; Assistant Principal
    • Mrs. Kristin Walters; Assistant Principal
    • Mrs. Jeannine Agee; Assistant Principal/CTE Director


*Laurel Middle School (6th–8th Grades)

    • Mr. Tito Lanier; Supervising Principal
    • Mr. Albert Galeas; Vice Principal
    • Mrs. Tracy McNair; Vice Principal
    • Mrs. Ryakko Price; Vice Principal


'*Laurel Magnet School for the Arts (4K–5th Grades)''''

    • Dr. Kiana Pendleton; Supervising Principal


*Laurel Upper Elementary School (4th–5th Grades)

    • Dr. Tiffany Ridgeway; Supervising Principal
    • Mr. Leander Bridges, II; Assistant Principal
    • Mrs. Shanetra Addae; Assistant Principal



*Mason Lower Elementary School (4K–3rd Grades)

    • Mrs. Christie Beeker; Supervising Principal



'*Nora Davis Family Interactive Educational Center (4K–12th Grades)''''

    • Dr. Jaymar Jackson; Supervising Principal/Assistant Athletic Director


*Oak Park Lower Elementary School (4K–3rd Grades)

    • Mrs. Tristal Watson; Supervising Principal
    •  ??, Assistant Principal
    •  ??; Assistant Principal

DemographicsEdit

2017-18 school yearEdit

There were a total of 3,060 students enrolled in the Laurel School District during the 2006-2007 school year. The gender makeup of the district was 50% female and 50% male. The racial makeup of the district was 87.84% African American, 7.75% White, 4.28% Hispanic, and 0.13% Asian.[1] 81.0% of the district's students were eligible to receive free lunch.[2]

Previous school yearsEdit

School Year Enrollment Gender Makeup Racial Makeup
Female Male Asian African
American
Hispanic Native
American
White
2005-06[1] 3,099 49% 51% 0.16% 88.74% 2.74% 8.36%
2004-05[1] 3,086 50% 50% 0.06% 87.14% 2.72% 0.03% 10.05%
2003-04[1] 3,137 49% 51% 0.03% 86.90% 1.79% 0.06% 11.22%
2002-03[3] 3,154 50% 50% 0.10% 85.16% 1.68% 0.03% 13.03%

Accountability statisticsEdit

2006-07[4] 2005-06[5] 2004-05[6] 2003-04[7] 2002-03[8]
District Accreditation Status Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited
School Performance Classifications
Level 5 (Superior Performing) Schools 1 1 1 1 1
Level 4 (Exemplary) Schools 1 0 1 0 0
Level 3 (Successful) Schools 3 3 3 4 2
Level 2 (Under Performing) Schools 1 2 1 0 2
Level 1 (Low Performing) Schools 0 0 0 1 1
Not Assigned 0 0 0 0 0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Mississippi Assessment and Accountability Reporting System". Office of Research and Statistics, Mississippi Department of Education. Archived from the original on 2007-03-23.
  2. ^ "2006-07 State, District, and School Enrollment by Race/Gender with Poverty Data" (XLS). Mississippi Department of Education. 2008-01-16. Retrieved 2008-05-18.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Mississippi Report Card for 2002-2003". Office of Educational Accountability, Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-02. Archived from the original on 2007-08-12. Retrieved 2007-08-31.
  4. ^ "2007 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2007-09-13. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2007-09-15.
  5. ^ "2006 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2006-09-06. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-06-11.
  6. ^ "2005 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2005-09-09. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-13. Retrieved 2007-06-11.
  7. ^ "2004 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-26. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-11.
  8. ^ "2003 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2003-11-21. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-11.

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