School Profile

Last Updated: 9/2/2020 4:54 PM

Laurel High School Profile:

Laurel High School

Profile

2020 - 2021

 

203 East 8th Street

Laurel, Montana   59044

406-628-3500

Fax (406-628-3558)

LHS Website address:

http://www.laurel.k12.mt.us

 

Laurel High School

Administration

 

Shawnda Zahara-Harris

Principal

406-628-3504

 

Matthew Carey

Assistant Principal

406-628-3505

 

Dominick Vergara

Activities Director

406-628-3509

 

Guidance Department

Brent Edgmond

Counselor

All Grades, Last Names A-L

406-628-3508

 

Brandi Fox

Counselor

All Grades, Last Names M-Z

406-628-3510

 

Home of the Locomotives

 

 

 

 

The Community of Laurel

Population-Approximately 8,500-City

     150,000 Yellowstone County

Location- Semi-Rural Area in South-central Montana

           Located 14 miles west of Billings.

Economics-the main employers are Cenex Harvest

          States Refinery, Montana Rail Link, Wood’s      

          Pow’r Grip, and Stillwater Mining in Columbus, 

          ranching, farming, tourism, and other industry.

 

 

School

 Laurel High School CEEB Code

270-545

Type-Public, four year high school

Accreditation – AdvancED and Montana Office of Public Instruction

Calendar-Two 18 week semester grading periods: four 94 minute class blocks alternating each day; five days a week.

Alternative program is offered during the regular school year from 8:20 am until

3:32 pm, and Summer School offered from 9 am until Noon from the 2nd week in June through the 3rd week in July; Monday through Thursday.

 

Student Enrollment Data

September 2, 2020

Total Enrollment  - 677

                                                                              Seniors - 158           Juniors - 149

                                                                      Sophomores - 181           Freshman - 189

Number of Faculty- 49

Number of Counselors-2

 

ACT / SAT Testing

The majority of LHS students take the ACT for college

admissions.

Not enough students take

 the SAT to determine an average score.

 

Post High School

Class of 2020

Number of 2020  Graduates = 137

Graduation rate of 98.5%

 

Post-Secondary Indications

     Between 65% and 70% of graduating seniors indicated they will either attend a 4-year college, a 2-year college,

vocational, or technical education / training.

 

Military

     Four students have enlisted in the Armed Forces.

 

Scholarships

Approximate dollars of scholarships received by the class of 2020 = $2,200,000

 

 

 

 

LHS Course Offerings 2020-2021

 

 APPLIED AGRICULTURE

                Applied -Ag I          

                Applied-Ag II         

                Applied-Ag III

                Applied-Ag IV        

                Auto CAD I & II

                Welding I & II

                Woods I & II

                AG Car Care

                AG Small Engines with Hydraulics

                Conservation and Natural Resources

                Plant Sciences

 

ART        Introduction to Art A (FA)     

                Introduction to Art B (FA)                     

                Beginning Drawing (FA)         

                Advanced Drawing FA)

                Beginning Painting (FA)

                Advanced Painting (FA)

                Beginning 3-D (FA)

                Advanced 3-D (FA)

                AP Studio Art (FA) 

                 Digital Art (FA)

 

BUSINESS           

Accounting I           

                Accounting II         

                Business I               

                Business Marketing I

                Business Marketing II                                             

                Information Lit & Tech

                Advanced Information Lit & Tech         

                Career and Financial Education

                Video Productions I & II

                Graphic Design / Advanced Graphic Design

                 Intro to Public Speaking

 

ENGLISH            

                English 9

                English 10              

                Honors English 10 

                English 11                                              

                English 12              

                AP English Literature/Composition

                AP English Language/ Composition      

                Dual Credit College Writing                                    

 

FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES                             

                World of FACS

                Textile Design        

                Family Life             

                La Cuisine I & II

                Advanced Textile Design

                 ProSTART            

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Spanish I 

Spanish II

Spanish III

AP Spanish IV

AP Spanish V

 

MATHEMATICS

                Algebra I 

                Geometry

                Applied Technical Math

                Honors Geometry   

                Algebra II

                Honors Algebra II

                College Algebra

                Trigonometry/Precalculus      

                AP Statistics            

                AP Calculus

                Dual Credit College Algebra /Trig

MUSIC

                Symphonic Band (FA)            

                Jazz Ensemble (FA)

                Concert Band (FA) 

                Chorale (FA)           

                Concert Choir (FA) 

                A Cappella Choir (FA)            

                Treble Choir (FA)   

                               

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

                Freshmen PE/Health             

                Sophomore PE/Health          

                Advanced Physical Education 

                Strength & Conditioning         

                Fundamentals of Sports Medicine

                Sports Officiating

 

SCIENCE

                Earth Science

                Biology I

                Honors Biology

                Advanced Biology

                Advanced Earth Science         

                Biology II               

                Chemistry

                Chemistry II           

                Physics    

                Honors Environmental Science              

                Honors Human Anatomy

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES                              

               World History         

                United States History

                Honors United States History

                Civics

                Honors Civics—Dual Credit

                Street Law I and II

                Montana History

                Geography

                 Post War Era (1946-1970)      

                 Age of Turmoil

 

OTHER                

Photography I (FA)

Photography II (FA)

Photography III (FA)

Yearbook

Life Preparation Lab -Tutoring

NASA Class

Big Brothers / Big Sisters

School-to-Work

NON CREDIT    

Study Hall

Teacher Assistant    

                               

(FA) = Fine Arts