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
West Laurens Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
West Laurens Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
West Laurens Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
West Laurens Middle School Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
2%
12%
West Laurens Middle School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
23%
37%
West Laurens Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
71%
44%
West Laurens Middle School White (1994-2012)
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 0.66
West Laurens Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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%
West Laurens Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
West Laurens Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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
5
Number of Students Managed 7,794 3,298
Laurens County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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: 2012 (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 Susie Dasher Elementary School (4.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dublin Dublin High School
    1951 Hillcrest Parkway B
    Dublin , GA , 31021
    (478)272-4727
    3.7  mi  |  668  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dublin Moore Street School
    1405 West Moore St
    Dublin , GA , 31021
    (478)277-9817
    3.9  mi  |  36  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Dublin Community Hope Center
    531 Graham St
    Dublin , GA , 31021
    (478)296-7401
    4.5  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  8-10
  • Dexter West Laurens High School
    3692 Ga Hwy 257
    Dexter , GA , 31019
    (478)875-1000
    4.6  mi  |  1187  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dublin Susie Dasher Elementary School
    911 Mlk.jr.dr.
    Dublin , GA , 31021
    (478)277-9807
    4.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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