Laurens Middle School

Laurens Middle School serves 449 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Laurens Middle School operates within the Laurens 55 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 449 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 449 students
Laurens Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Laurens Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Laurens Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Laurens Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Laurens Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
14%
7%
Laurens Middle School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
38%
35%
Laurens Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
48%
52%
Laurens Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Laurens Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.41
Laurens Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
51%
Laurens Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Laurens Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,063 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,018 is less than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,407 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Laurens 55 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
8
Number of Students Managed 6,063 4,192
Laurens 55 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $38 MM
Laurens 55 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $57 MM $39 MM
Laurens 55 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,018 $9,366
Laurens 55 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,407 $9,666
Laurens 55 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Laurens District 55 High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sanders Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is E. B. Morse Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LaurensE. B. Morse Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 601 students200 Parkview Dr
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)984-7777
    0.2PK-5601
  • LaurensLaurens Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 690 students301 Henry St
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)984-3067
    1.4PK-5690
  • LaurensSanders Middle School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 322 students609 Green St
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)984-0354
    1.76-8322
  • LaurensLaurens District 55 High School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1629 students5058 Hwy 76 West
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)682-3151
    2.39-121629
  • LaurensFord Elementary School
    3.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 529 students601 Lucas Ave
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)984-3986
    3.5PK-5529

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