Hickory Tavern Middle School

Grades: 6-8

286 students

Hickory Tavern Middle School serves 286 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Hickory Tavern Middle School operates within the Laurens 55 School District.

Overview

The student population of 286 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 286 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 18:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
9%
36%
White
88%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.22 0.41
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.
51%
52%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,881 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,759 is less than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,438 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Laurens 55 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
7
Number of Students Managed 5,881 4,140
District Total Revenue $53 MM $37 MM
District Spending $57 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,759 $9,170
District Spending / Student $9,438 $10,604
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Laurens District 55 High School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gray Court Owings Middle School (8.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hickory Tavern Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gray CourtHickory Tavern Elementary School
    163 Neely Ferry Rd
    Gray CourtSC 29645
    (864)575-2126
    0 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 435 students                      
  • LaurensLaurens District 55 High School
    5058 Hwy 76 West
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)682-3151
    6.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1526 students                      
  • Ware ShoalsWare Shoals Primary
    15269 Indian Mound Rd
    Ware ShoalsSC 29692
    (864)861-2261
    6.7 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 356 students                      
  • Gray CourtGray Court Owings Elementary School
    9210 Hwy 14
    Gray CourtSC 29645
    (864)876-2131
    8.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 570 students                      
  • Gray CourtGray Court Owings Middle School
    9210 Hwy 14
    Gray CourtSC 29645
    (864)876-2171
    8.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 229 students                      

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  • Recommended December 11, 2012 - The teachers are AMAZING and our daughter has enjoyed her GT classes and strings class! The support and encourgement from the entire staff is a blessing! - Posted by Parent

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