E. B. Morse Elementary



E. B. Morse Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

E. B. Morse Elementary Students by Grade
PK 55
K 87
1 105
2 91
3 92
4 104
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

E. B. Morse Elementary is a public elementary school located in Laurens, SC in the Laurens 55 School District. It enrolls 608 students in grades 1st through 12th. E. B. Morse Elementary is the 259th largest public school in South Carolina and the 13,147th largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 608
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 32

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E. B. Morse Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 305
(50%)
2,255
(51%)
 Female 303
(50%)
2,132
(49%)

E. B. Morse Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 304
(50%)
1,329
(30%)
 White 258
(42%)
2,386
(54%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
125
(3%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
524
(12%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

E. B. Morse Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 430
(71%)
2,965
(68%)
 Not Eligible 139
(23%)
1,147
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(6%)
275
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, E. B. Morse Elementary is ranked 156th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of E. B. Morse Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.1%) is higher than the state average of 62.8%. 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.

E. B. Morse Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 646
2006 682
2007 705
2008 687
2009 669
2010 631
2011 614
2012 599
2013 601
2014 609
2015 608

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 9.5
2007 17.7
2008 17.3
2009 18.7
2010 19.8
2011 19.9
2012 16.6
2013 16.7
2014 17.4
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57739938080495
2006 0.59824046920821
2007 0.5758865248227
2008 0.627365356623
2009 0.6322869955157
2010 0.68304278922345
2011 0.70195439739414
2012 0.69282136894825
2013 0.71880199667221
2014 0.69786535303777
2015 0.77138157894737

Compare E. B. Morse Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 77.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
E. B. Morse Elementary
Laurens, SC
Public PK - 05 608 19:1  
Laurens Middle School
Laurens, SC
Public 06 - 08 445 15:1 1 miles
Laurens Elementary
Laurens, SC
Public PK - 05 726 17.5:1 2 miles
Sanders Middle School
Laurens, SC
Public 06 - 08 323 14:1 2 miles
Ford Elementary
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Public PK - 05 522 14.9:1 4 miles
Clinton Middle School
Clinton, SC
Public 06 - 08 656 15.6:1 9 miles
Waterloo Elementary
Waterloo, SC
Public PK - 05 255 12.8:1 9 miles
Hickory Tavern Elementary/Middle School
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Public PK - 08 721 17.2:1 9 miles
M. S. Bailey Child Development Center
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Public PK - PK 91 13:1 9 miles
Clinton Elementary
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Public KG - 05 669 18.6:1 10 miles
Palmetto Christian Academy of Greenwood
Greenwood, SC
Private PK - 12 79 6:1 19 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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