Laurens Middle School

  • Laurens Middle School serves 449 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Laurens Middle School operates within the Laurens 55 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 449 students
Laurens Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Laurens Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Laurens Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Laurens Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Laurens Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
15%
8%
Laurens Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
35%
35%
Laurens Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
49%
52%
Laurens Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Laurens Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Laurens Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Laurens Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC 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.
0.62 0.42
Laurens Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
62%
50%
Laurens Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
6%
6%
Laurens Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Laurens 55 School District's student population of 6,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,763 in this district is less than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,651 is less than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Laurens 55 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed 6,082 3,454
Laurens 55 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $39 MM
Laurens 55 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $59 MM $38 MM
Laurens 55 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,763 $11,413
Laurens 55 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,651 $10,999
Laurens 55 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  • LaurensE. B. Morse Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
    0.2 miles
    200 Parkview Drive
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)984-7777
    0.2PK-5609
  • LaurensLaurens Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 702 students
    1.4 miles
    301 Henry Street
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)984-3067
    1.4PK-5702
  • LaurensSanders Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 329 students
    1.7 miles
    609 Green Street
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)984-0354
    1.76-8329
  • LaurensLaurens District 55 High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1661 students
    2.3 miles
    5058 Highway 76 West
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)682-3151
    2.39-121661
  • LaurensFord Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 538 students
    3.5 miles
    601 Lucas Avenue
    LaurensSC 29360
    (864)984-3986
    3.5PK-5538

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