West Laurens High School

  • West Laurens High School serves 1,236 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

West Laurens High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • West Laurens High School's student population of 1,236 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Laurens High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Laurens High School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#602 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
25%
37%
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White
70%
40%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Laurens High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.450.42
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Graduation Rate
87%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurens County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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