Laurens Central School

55 Main St
Laurens, NY 13796
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 296 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Laurens Central School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : 60-79% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Laurens Central School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Laurens Central School's student population of 296 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
296 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Laurens Central School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Laurens Central School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2833 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35-39%
46%
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35-39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurens Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Laurens Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
89%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.20
This chart display the diversity score of Laurens Central School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-79%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laurens Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Laurens Central School's ranking?
Laurens Central School is ranked #2833 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Laurens Central School often compared to?
Laurens Central Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edmeston Central School, Morris Central School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Laurens Central School?
The graduation rate of Laurens Central School is 60-79%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Laurens Central School?
296 students attend Laurens Central School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Laurens Central School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Laurens Central School?
Laurens Central School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Laurens Central School offer ?
Laurens Central School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Laurens Central School part of?
Laurens Central School is part of Laurens Central School District.

School Reviews

5   6/23/2008
I wasn't sure how I would like such a small school, but I have been pleasantly surprised. It seems the extracurricular activities are able to be provided by super community involvement--mostly prior alums, which is great! There is a big sense of community and older grade "buddies". The facilities are currently in the midst of renovation/construction, so it would be unfair to comment yet, as the classrooms are in flux. The kids have way more opportunity for hands-on learning and a lot more individualized attention in such small schools.
- Posted by Parent - casey

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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