Laurens Elementary



Laurens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 82
K 93
1 124
2 115
3 109
4 104
5 99
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 726 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laurens Elementary is the 144th largest public school in South Carolina and the 6,890th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 726
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.5

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Laurens Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 364
(50%)
2,132
(49%)
 Male 362
(50%)
2,255
(51%)

Laurens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 349
(48%)
2,386
(54%)
 Black 318
(44%)
1,329
(30%)
 Hispanic 37
(5%)
524
(12%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
125
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Laurens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 491
(68%)
2,965
(68%)
 Not Eligible 200
(28%)
1,147
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(5%)
275
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Laurens Elementary is ranked 103rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.5%) is slightly 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.

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
2013 690
2014 702
2015 726

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
2013 17.1
2014 16.9
2015 17.5

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
2013 0.68985507246377
2014 0.63817663817664
2015 0.72451790633609

Compare Laurens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 72.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Laurens Elementary
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Public PK - 05 726 17.5:1  
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Public PK - 08 787 15:1 9 miles
Clinton Elementary
Clinton, SC
Public KG - 05 669 18.6:1 10 miles
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Private PK - 08 217 7:1 21 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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