Southwest Laurens Elementary



Southwest Laurens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Laurens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 126
K 167
1 164
2 162
3 143
4 162
5 167
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Laurens Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rentz, GA in the Laurens County School District. It enrolls 1,091 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwest Laurens Elementary is the 70th largest public school in Georgia and the 840th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,091
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 840th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 70th out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,137th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 123rd out of 1,337

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Southwest Laurens Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 552
(51%)
2,419
(51%)
 Female 539
(49%)
2,324
(49%)

Southwest Laurens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 778
(71%)
3,103
(65%)
 Black 246
(23%)
1,308
(28%)
 Hispanic 48
(4%)
171
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
97
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
47
(1%)

Southwest Laurens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 683
(63%)
2,770
(58%)
 Not Eligible 319
(29%)
1,605
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 89
(8%)
368
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Southwest Laurens Elementary is ranked 105th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Laurens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 65.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Southwest Laurens Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 981
2006 994
2007 1047
2008 1120
2009 1139
2010 1113
2011 1102
2012 1088
2013 925
2014 1051
2015 1091

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.8
2007 14.3
2008 14.9
2009 15.7
2010 16
2011 16.3
2012 16.3
2013 14.6
2014 16.4
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67686034658512
2006 0.6851106639839
2007 0.67621776504298
2008 0.67589285714286
2009 0.65671641791045
2010 0.62982929020665
2011 0.69147005444646
2012 0.68658088235294
2013 0.81297297297297
2014 0.70504281636537
2015 0.70760769935839

Compare Southwest Laurens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 70.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwest Laurens Elementary
Rentz, GA
Public PK - 05 1,091 17:1  
West Laurens Middle School
Dublin, GA
Public 06 - 08 976 16.3:1 7 miles
Susie Dasher
Dublin, GA
Public PK - 05 490 15.8:1 10 miles
Saxon Heights
Dublin, GA
Public PK - 05 416 16:1 10 miles
Hillcrest Elementary
Dublin, GA
Public KG - 05 453 17.4:1 11 miles
Northwest Laurens Elementary
Dudley, GA
Public PK - 05 1,002 15.7:1 11 miles
Dublin Middle School
Dublin, GA
Public 06 - 08 520 15.2:1 12 miles
Trinity Christian School
Dublin, GA
Private PK - 12 423 10:1 13 miles
East Laurens Elementary School
East Dublin, GA
Public 03 - 05 512 16.2:1 15 miles
East Laurens Middle School
Dublin, GA
Public 06 - 08 482 12.5:1 15 miles
East Laurens Primary School
Dublin, GA
Public PK - 02 680 16.1:1 15 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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