South Laurel Middle School

  • South Laurel Middle School serves 1,049 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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South Laurel Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • South Laurel Middle School's student population of 1,049 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,049 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Laurel Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Laurel Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#370 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
95%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Laurel Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.100.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Laurel Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurel County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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