Top 10 Best Laurens County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 9,183 students in Laurens County, SC. Laurens County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Laurens County, SC are Laurens District 55 High School, Clinton Elementary School and Clinton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Laurens County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Laurens County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Best Laurens County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Laurens District 55 High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5058 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 682-3151
Grades: 9-12
| 1,519 students
Rank: #22.
Clinton Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 Chestnut Street
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-0812
Grades: K-5
| 610 students
Rank: #33.
Clinton High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18132 Highway 72 East
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 938-1843
Grades: 9-12
| 808 students
Rank: #44.
Ware Shoals Primary
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15269 Indian Mound Road
Ware Shoals, SC 29692
(864) 861-2261
Grades: PK-4
| 411 students
Rank: #55.
Laurens Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Henry Street
Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 984-3067
Grades: PK-5
| 694 students
Rank: #66.
Waterloo Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10457 Highway 221 South
Waterloo, SC 29384
(864) 677-4670
Grades: PK-5
| 249 students
Rank: #77.
Hickory Tavern Elementary Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
163 Neely Ferry Road
Gray Court, SC 29645
(864) 575-2126
Grades: PK-8
| 687 students
Rank: #88.
Joanna-woodson Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
510 South Ellis Street
Joanna, SC 29351
(864) 697-6480
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: #99.
Eastside Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
103 Old Colony Road
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-0827
Grades: K-5
| 478 students
Rank: #1010.
Clinton Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
800 North Adair Street
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-0807
Grades: 6-8
| 689 students
Rank: #1111.
Laurens Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1035 West Main Street
Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 984-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 457 students
Rank: #1212.
Gray Court-owings Elementary Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9210 Highway 14
Gray Court, SC 29645
(864) 876-2131
Grades: PK-8
| 789 students
Rank: #1313.
Sanders Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
609 Green Street
Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 984-0354
Grades: 6-8
| 297 students
Rank: #1414.
E. B. Morse Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Parkview Drive
Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 984-7777
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #1515.
Ford Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Lucas Avenue
Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 984-3986
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
625 Elizabeth Street
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-0836
Grades: PK
| 87 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Laurens County, SC

Laurens County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
9210 Hwy 14
Gray Court, SC 29645
(864) 876-2131
Grades: PK-5
| 570 students
9210 Hwy 14
Gray Court, SC 29645
(864) 876-2171
Grades: 6-8
| 229 students
163 Neely Ferry Rd
Gray Court, SC 29645
(864) 575-2126
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
163 Neely Ferry Rd
Gray Court, SC 29645
(864) 575-4301
Grades: 6-8
| 286 students
301 North Bell Street
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-0831
Grades: 6
| 221 students

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