Laurin Welborn Middle School

Laurin Welborn Middle School serves 520 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Laurin Welborn Middle School operates within the Guilford County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 520 students
Laurin Welborn Middle School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Laurin Welborn Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Laurin Welborn Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Laurin Welborn Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
Laurin Welborn Middle School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
8%
13%
Laurin Welborn Middle School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
71%
27%
Laurin Welborn Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
10%
52%
Laurin Welborn Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Laurin Welborn Middle School Sch Ethnicity Laurin Welborn 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.
0.48 0.64
Laurin Welborn 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.
78%
45%
Laurin Welborn Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
6%
8%
Laurin Welborn Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,021 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
4
Number of Students Managed 78,021 1,593
District Total Revenue $746 MM $19 MM
District Spending $768 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,224 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,521 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is T Wingate Andrews High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Penn-griffin Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montlieu Avenue Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • High Point T Wingate Andrews High School
    Magnet School
    1920 Mcguinn Dr
    High Point , NC , 27265
    (336)819-2800
    Magnet School
    0.2  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • High Point Montlieu Avenue Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1105 Montlieu Ave
    High Point , NC , 27262
    (336)819-2910
    Magnet School
    0.5  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • High Point Parkview Village Elementary School
    Magnet School
    506 Henry Place
    High Point , NC , 27260
    (336)819-2945
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  375  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • High Point Penn-griffin Middle School
    Magnet School
    E Washington Dr
    High Point , NC , 27260
    (336)819-2870
    Magnet School
    1.2  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • High Point Johnson Street Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1601 Johnson St
    High Point , NC , 27262
    (336)819-2900
    Magnet School
    1.4  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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