Emsley A Laney High School

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2700 N College Rd

Wilmington, NC 28405

(910) 350-2089

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,900

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Emsley A Laney High School

It's a great school with very caring teachers that make a difference.

Posted by a other on 10/06/09

Laney is a terrific school. My son is a junior and an honors student. My daughter is a freshman this year and is off to a great start. All of my children's teachers except for two have been superior. I mean exceptional!!! Mr. O'Briant is the most dedicated Principal I have ever seen. I volunteer ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/09

This school strives for achievement but may not be fair in discipline and may not make the students feel completely safe and comfortable at all times

Posted by a student on 11/27/07

laney has provided an excellent opportunity for advancement in various curriculums for both of my children attending this school.Advanced classes have provided a challenging opportunity for my kids to fully apply their skills as well as keep up with their extra-curricular activities. Laney high school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/07

This school is the best kept secret in the New Hanover County School System. Challenging and caring teachers along with a very enthusiastic administrative team. The proof in the pudding is how their students do after graduation. They are high achievers at some of the best Universities and Academies ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/21/07

My daughter has attended Laney for the past 3 years. I have been to the school many times to deal with issues concerning a variety of subjects and I have always found the staff to be extremely helpful and considerate. My daughter has had every opportunity to get the best education to be found in a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/13/07

The staff at Laney has been most helpful in trying to keep our underachiever on track. They keep us informed and offer helpful tools to achieve success. We are gratefule to be part of such a fine school, and look forward to our second child completing her public school education here at Laney.

Posted by a parent on 04/10/06

This school has potential but I only see it excelling in the far future. For right now, academics are standard, but I would never call them challenging. Athletics have been better. Parental involvement is lacking, and most parents in it are what you would call, overly concerned. Overall, I would say ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/05

Challenging and rigorous academics are available; students who chose to participate are encouraged to accept the challenge. The band competes at Grade 5 Level; the Arts Department includes visual and sculpture, dance, drama, chorus, band, and orchestra. The athletic department competes at the highest ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/26/05

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Test scores for Emsley A Laney High School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Emsley A Laney High School
New Hanover County Schools
North Carolina
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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Wilmington schools — Emsley A Laney High School is located at 2700 N College Rd, Wilmington NC 28405. 2700 N College Rd is in the 28405 ZIP code in Wilmington, NC The school district for Emsley A Laney High School is the New Hanover County Schools. Emsley A Laney High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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