West Laurens Middle School

West Laurens Middle School serves 988 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
West Laurens Middle School operates within the Laurens County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 988 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 988 students
West Laurens Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Laurens Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
West Laurens Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Laurens Middle School Student 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 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
West Laurens Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
West Laurens Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
22%
37%
West Laurens Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
73%
43%
West Laurens Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
West Laurens Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Laurens Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.42 0.40
West Laurens Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
48%
56%
West Laurens Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
6%
West Laurens Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,386 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,076 is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,055 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Laurens County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 6,386 3,213
Laurens County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $36 MM
Laurens County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $54 MM $34 MM
Laurens County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,076 $10,365
Laurens County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,055 $9,935
Laurens County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Dublin High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Moore Street School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moore Street School (3.9 miles away)
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    (478)272-4727
    3.79-12614
  • DublinMoore Street School
    3.9 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 67 students1405 West Moore St
    DublinGA 31021
    (478)277-9817
    3.96-1267
  • DublinSaxon Heights Elementary School
    4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 407 students717 Smith St
    DublinGA 31021
    (478)277-9820
    4PK-5407
  • DublinCommunity Hope Center
    4.5 miles | Grades: 8-9 | 8 students531 Graham St
    DublinGA 31021
    (478)296-7401
    4.58-98
  • DexterWest Laurens High School
    4.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1199 students3692 Ga Hwy 257
    DexterGA 31019
    (478)875-1000
    4.69-121199

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