Laurens, SC
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Laurens Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Laurens 55 School District Details

Laurens 55 School District
1029 West Main Street
Laurens, SC 29360

6,082 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Laurens 55 School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
E. B. Morse Elementary School
200 Parkview Drive
Laurens, SC, 29360
PK-05
Ford Elementary School
601 Lucas Avenue
Laurens, SC, 29360
PK-05
Gray Court-Owings Elementary/middle School
9210 Highway 14
Gray Court, SC, 29645
PK-08
Hickory Tavern Elementary/middle School
163 Neely Ferry Road
Gray Court, SC, 29645
PK-08
Laurens District 55 High School
5058 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC, 29360
09-12
Laurens Elementary School
301 Henry Street
Laurens, SC, 29360
PK-05
Laurens Middle School
1035 West Main Street
Laurens, SC, 29360
06-08
Sanders Middle School
609 Green Street
Laurens, SC, 29360
06-08
Waterloo Elementary School
10457 Highway 221 South
Waterloo, SC, 29384
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 58.8% 53.9%
Black 30.2% 36.0%
Hispanic 10.6% 8.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.4% 55.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 59.3% 50.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,013 $30,393,819 51.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $725 $4,395,675 7.5%
Staff $634 $3,843,942 6.6%
General Administration $180 $1,091,340 1.9%
School Administration $490 $2,970,870 5.1%
Operation $688 $4,171,344 7.1%
Transportation $459 $2,782,917 4.8%
Other $260 $1,576,380 2.7%
Total Support $3,436 $20,832,468 35.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,202 $7,287,726 12.5%
Total Expenditures $9,651 $58,514,013 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,302 $4,011,215,057 46.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $741 $560,740,805 6.5%
Staff $565 $427,587,047 4.9%
General Administration $97 $73,304,095 0.8%
School Administration $601 $454,503,652 5.2%
Operation $936 $707,883,940 8.2%
Transportation $385 $291,268,692 3.4%
Other $342 $258,562,184 3.0%
Total Support $3,667 $2,773,826,818 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,484 $1,879,432,573 21.7%
Total Expenditures $11,453 $8,664,517,194 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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