West Laurens Middle School

  • West Laurens Middle School serves 986 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • West Laurens Middle School operates within the Laurens County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 986 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 986 students
West Laurens Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Laurens Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
West Laurens Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Laurens Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
West Laurens Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
West Laurens Middle School Asian Students (1996-2015)
Hispanic
2%
14%
West Laurens Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
25%
37%
West Laurens Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
71%
42%
West Laurens Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Laurens Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
West Laurens Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Laurens Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.44 0.41
West Laurens Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
57%
West Laurens Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
West Laurens Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Laurens County School District's student population of 6,624 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,603 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,765 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District Name Laurens County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 6,624 3,306
Laurens County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $61 MM $33 MM
Laurens County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $56 MM $33 MM
Laurens County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,603 $10,007
Laurens County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,765 $9,869
Laurens County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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