Laurens Middle School

1035 West Main St,

Laurens, SC, 29360-2654

Tel: (864)984-2400
Grades: 6-8

464 students

Laurens Middle School serves 464 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Laurens Middle School operates within the Laurens 55 School District.

Overview

The student population of 464 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 464 students
Laurens Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Laurens Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Laurens Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Laurens Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
10%
7%
Laurens Middle School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
33%
37%
Laurens Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
55%
52%
Laurens Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Laurens Middle School Sch Ethnicity 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.
0.58 0.70
Laurens Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
56%
51%
Laurens Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Laurens Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,941 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Laurens 55 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
7
Number of Students Managed 5,941 3,659
Laurens 55 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $53 MM n/a
Laurens 55 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM n/a
Laurens 55 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,759 $0
Laurens 55 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,438 $0
Laurens 55 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Laurens E. B. Morse Elementary School
    200 Parkview Dr
    Laurens , SC , 29360
    (864)984-7777
    0.2  mi  |  614  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Laurens Laurens Elementary School
    301 Henry St
    Laurens , SC , 29360
    (864)984-3067
    1.4  mi  |  658  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Laurens Sanders Middle School
    609 Green St
    Laurens , SC , 29360
    (864)984-0354
    1.7  mi  |  382  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Laurens Laurens District 55 High School
    5058 Hwy 76 West
    Laurens , SC , 29360
    (864)682-3151
    2.3  mi  |  1517  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Laurens Ford Elementary School
    601 Lucas Ave
    Laurens , SC , 29360
    (864)984-3986
    3.5  mi  |  509  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Laurens County, SC 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 0.53, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Laurens County is Dublin City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.