West Laurens Middle School

332 W Laurens School Rd
Dublin, GA 31021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
West Laurens Middle School serves 965 students in grades 6-8.
West Laurens Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

West Laurens Middle School's student population of 965 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students965 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

West Laurens Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Laurens Middle School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#698 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
23%
37%
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White
69%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurens County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Laurens Middle School is Dublin High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Moore Street Facility (3.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dublin Dublin High School Math: 12% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 616 students
    3.7 miles
    1127 Hillcrest Pkwy
    Dublin, GA 31021
    (478) 353-8040
    3.7 9-12 616
  • Dublin Moore Street Facility Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 46 students
    3.9 miles
    1405 W Moore St
    Dublin, GA 31021
    (478) 353-8400
    3.9 6-12 46
  • Dexter West Laurens High School Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,196 student
    4.6 miles
    3692 Ga Highway 257
    Dexter, GA 31019
    (478) 875-1000
    4.6 9-12 1,196
  • Dublin Hillcrest Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 525 students
    4.7 miles
    1100 Edgewood Dr
    Dublin, GA 31021
    (478) 353-8200
    4.7 PK-4 525
  • Dublin Susie Dasher Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 583 students
    4.7 miles
    911 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
    Dublin, GA 31021
    (478) 353-8250
    4.7 PK-4 583

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