West Laurens Middle School

332 West Laurens School Rd

Dublin, GA 31021-1222

Tel: (478)272-8452
Grades: 6-8

982 students

West Laurens Middle School serves 982 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
West Laurens Middle School operates within the Laurens County School District.

Overview

The student population of 982 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 982 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Students by Grade West Laurens Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
12%
Black
23%
37%
White
71%
44%
All Ethnic Groups West Laurens Middle School Sch Ethnicity West Laurens Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.45 0.40
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.
45%
51%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,794 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Laurens County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 7,794 3,449
District Total Revenue $57 MM $34 MM
Laurens County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $71 MM $36 MM
Laurens County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,597 $9,939
Laurens County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,693 $10,367
Laurens County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dublin High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Community Hope Center (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Hope Center (4.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DublinDublin High School
    1951 Hillcrest Parkway B
    DublinGA 31021
    (478)272-4727
    3.7 mi | 668 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DublinMoore Street School
    1405 West Moore St
    DublinGA 31021
    (478)277-9817
    3.9 mi | 36 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • DublinCommunity Hope Center
    531 Graham St
    DublinGA 31021
    (478)296-7401
    4.5 mi | 9 students | Gr. 8-10                      
  • DexterWest Laurens High School
    3692 Ga Hwy 257
    DexterGA 31019
    (478)875-1000
    4.6 mi | 1187 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DublinSusie Dasher Elementary School
    911 Mlk.jr.dr.
    DublinGA 31021
    (478)277-9807
    4.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Dublin, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.60, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Dublin is Frederiksen Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.