Sanders Middle School



Sanders Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sanders Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 103
7 108
8 112
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sanders Middle School is a public elementary school located in Laurens, SC in the Laurens 55 School District. It enrolls 323 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 323
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 23

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Sanders Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 174
(54%)
2,255
(51%)
 Female 149
(46%)
2,132
(49%)

Sanders Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 149
(46%)
2,386
(54%)
 Black 133
(41%)
1,329
(30%)
 Hispanic 31
(10%)
524
(12%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
19
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
125
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Sanders Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 211
(65%)
2,965
(68%)
 Not Eligible 94
(29%)
1,147
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(6%)
275
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sanders Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.9%) 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.

Sanders Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 313
2006 308
2007 313
2008 307
2009 384
2010 388
2011 382
2012 327
2013 322
2014 329
2015 323

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 9.1
2007 13.6
2008 15.4
2009 15.7
2010 17.2
2011 15.9
2012 12.6
2013 13.1
2014 13.2
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73162939297125
2006 0.80519480519481
2007 0.84025559105431
2008 0.84364820846906
2009 0.83333333333333
2010 0.79639175257732
2011 0.77748691099476
2012 0.74006116207951
2013 0.74223602484472
2014 0.76899696048632
2015 0.70897832817337

Compare Sanders Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 70.9%
 

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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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