Laurens Elementary



Laurens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 69
K 100
1 114
2 86
3 86
4 91
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laurens Elementary is a public elementary school located in Laurens, SC in the Laurens 55 School District. It enrolls 636 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laurens Elementary is the 215th largest public school in South Carolina and the 10,980th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 636
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 36

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Laurens Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 337
(53%)
2,250
(52%)
 Female 299
(47%)
2,105
(48%)

Laurens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 304
(48%)
2,553
(59%)
 Black 263
(41%)
1,232
(28%)
 Hispanic 48
(8%)
441
(10%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
118
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Laurens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(57%)
2,704
(62%)
 Not Eligible 231
(36%)
1,358
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(7%)
293
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 692 ranked schools in South Carolina, Laurens Elementary is ranked 202nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Laurens Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 587
2006 611
2007 631
2008 651
2009 657
2010 660
2011 658
2012 636

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 8.6
2007 15.8
2008 16.7
2009 19.3
2010 20
2011 19.9
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56558773424191
2006 0.63011456628478
2007 0.62440570522979
2008 0.63287250384025
2009 0.66514459665145
2010 0.66969696969697
2011 0.7112462006079
2012 0.63679245283019

Compare Laurens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,453.7% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 63.7%
 

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Laurens Elementary
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Public PK - 05 636 17.7:1  
Laurens Middle School
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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