Latta Middle School

612 North Richardson Street
Latta, SC 29565
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Latta Middle School serves 487 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Latta Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Latta Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Latta Middle School's student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Latta Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Latta Middle School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#511 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
27%
34%
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White
65%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDillon 03 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Latta Middle School is Latta High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dillon Middle School (7.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Latta Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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