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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 16 public schools in Laurens County, SC, serving 9,183 students.
  • Laurens County, SC public school have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Laurens County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Laurens County, SC are Laurens District 55 High School, Clinton High School and Clinton Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Top Laurens County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Clinton Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Top 50%
    800 Chestnut Street
    Clinton, SC 29325
    (864)833-0812

    Grades: K-5 | 610 students
  • Clinton High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 30%
    18132 Highway 72 East
    Clinton, SC 29325
    (864)938-1843

    Grades: 9-12 | 808 students
  • Clinton Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    800 North Adair Street
    Clinton, SC 29325
    (864)833-0807

    Grades: 6-8 | 689 students
  • E. B. Morse Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 Parkview Drive
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-7777

    Grades: PK-5 | 555 students
  • Eastside Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    103 Old Colony Road
    Clinton, SC 29325
    (864)833-0827

    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
  • Ford Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    601 Lucas Avenue
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-3986

    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
  • Gray Court-owings Elementary Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9210 Highway 14
    Gray Court, SC 29645
    (864)876-2131

    Grades: PK-8 | 789 students
  • Hickory Tavern Elementary Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    163 Neely Ferry Road
    Gray Court, SC 29645
    (864)575-2126

    Grades: PK-8 | 687 students
  • Joanna-woodson Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    510 South Ellis Street
    Joanna, SC 29351
    (864)697-6480

    Grades: K-5 | 319 students
  • Laurens District 55 High School Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 30%
    5058 Highway 76 West
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)682-3151

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,519 student
  • Laurens Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    301 Henry Street
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-3067

    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
  • Laurens Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1035 West Main Street
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-2400

    Grades: 6-8 | 457 students
  • M. S. Bailey Child Development Center
    625 Elizabeth Street
    Clinton, SC 29325
    (864)833-0836

    Grades: PK | 87 students
  • Sanders Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    609 Green Street
    Laurens, SC 29360
    (864)984-0354

    Grades: 6-8 | 297 students
  • Ware Shoals Primary Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    15269 Indian Mound Road
    Ware Shoals, SC 29692
    (864)861-2261

    Grades: PK-4 | 411 students
  • Waterloo Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10457 Highway 221 South
    Waterloo, SC 29384
    (864)677-4670

    Grades: PK-5 | 249 students
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