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
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
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 0.59. The school's diversity has increased by 5% over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
16:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
10%
7%
Black
33%
37%
White
55%
52%
Unknown
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.58
0.59
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,941 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Laurens 55 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
7
Number of Students Managed 5,941
3,608
District Total Revenue $53 MM
n/a
District Spending $57 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $8,759
$0
District Spending / Student $9,438
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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