Laurens Middle School

  • Laurens Middle School serves 430 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Laurens Middle School's student population of 430 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Laurens Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Laurens Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#840 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
34%
34%
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White
48%
51%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Laurens Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.630.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurens 55 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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