Laurens 55 School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 9 public schools managed by Laurens 55 School District serving 6,030 students in Laurens, South Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina state average of 48%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Laurens 55 School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Laurens E. B. Morse Elementary School
    200 Parkview Drive
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-7777

    Grades: PK-5 | 608 students
  • Laurens Ford Elementary School
    601 Lucas Avenue
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-3986

    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
  • Gray Court Gray Court-owings Elementary Middle
    9210 Highway 14
    Gray Court, SC 29645
    (864)876-2131

    Grades: PK-8 | 787 students
  • Gray Court Hickory Tavern Elementary Middle
    163 Neely Ferry Road
    Gray Court, SC 29645
    (864)575-2126

    Grades: PK-8 | 721 students
  • Laurens Laurens District 55 High School
    5058 Highway 76 West
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)682-3151

    Grades: 9-12 | 1643 students
  • Laurens Laurens Elementary School
    301 Henry Street
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-3067

    Grades: PK-5 | 726 students
  • Laurens Laurens Middle School
    1035 West Main Street
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-2400

    Grades: 6-8 | 445 students
  • Laurens Sanders Middle School
    609 Green Street
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-0354

    Grades: 6-8 | 323 students
  • Waterloo Waterloo Elementary School
    10457 Highway 221 South
    Waterloo, SC 29384
    (864)677-4670

    Grades: PK-5 | 255 students

Overview

School District NameLaurens 55 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students6,030 students
# of Teachers376 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students3,038 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students2,992 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.59
# of American Indian Students2 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students22 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students656 students
% Hispanic Students
11%
# of Black Students1,825 students
% Black Students
30%
# of White Students3,366 students
% White Students
56%
# of Hawaiian Students3 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students156 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:312
# of Students in Kindergarten:429
# of Students in 1st Grade:515
# of Students in 2nd Grade:492
# of Students in 3rd Grade:470
# of Students in 4th Grade:466
# of Students in 5th Grade:423
# of Students in 6th Grade:433
# of Students in 7th Grade:418
# of Students in 8th Grade:429
# of Students in 9th Grade:475
# of Students in 10th Grade:400
# of Students in 11th Grade:357
# of Students in 12th Grade:411
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Laurens 55 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 85 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurens 55 School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
84%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,227 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,151. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,624 is less than the state average of $10,341. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SC)
Total Revenue$54 MM$39 MM
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Spending$57 MM$40 MM
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Revenue / Student$9,227$10,151
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Spending / Student$9,624$10,341
This chart display average spending per public school student in Laurens 55 School District and average spending per public school student in SC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Laurens 55 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.59, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in the district is Ford Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.