Laing Middle School



Laing Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laing Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 397
7 382
8 322
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laing Middle School is a public elementary school located in Mount Pleasant, SC in the Charleston 01 School District. It enrolls 1,101 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,101
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.5

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Laing Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 619
(56%)
18,856
(51%)
 Female 482
(44%)
17,949
(49%)

Laing Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 868
(79%)
16,856
(46%)
 Black 145
(13%)
14,892
(40%)
 Two or More 41
(4%)
1,055
(3%)
 Hispanic 31
(3%)
3,325
(9%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
90
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

Laing Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 928
(84%)
19,623
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(13%)
15,966
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(2%)
1,216
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Laing Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Laing Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 442
2006 452
2007 445
2008 422
2009 452
2010 501
2011 603
2012 608
2013 666
2014 769
2015 1101

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 10
2007 13.5
2008 13.2
2009 17.7
2010 15.7
2011 17.2
2012 16
2013 18
2014 16.5
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33031674208145
2006 0.37389380530973
2007 0.33707865168539
2008 0.32227488151659
2009 0.30530973451327
2010 0.32734530938124
2011 0.30679933665008
2012 0.31414473684211
2013 0.22822822822823
2014 0.18855656697009
2015 0.15712988192552

Compare Laing Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Laing Middle School
Mount Pleasant, SC
Public 06 - 08 1,101 19.5:1  
Charles Pinckney Elementary
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Public 03 - 05 1,143 16.9:1 2 miles
Laurel Hill Primary
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Public PK - 02 986 16:1 2 miles
Thomas C. Cario Middle School
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James B. Edwards Elementary
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Public PK - 05 662 17.3:1 4 miles
Palmetto Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 580 9:1 4 miles
Jennie Moore Elementary
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Public PK - 05 1,123 19.2:1 4 miles
Belle Hall Elementary
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Public PK - 05 693 15.5:1 4 miles
Mamie Whitesides Elementary
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Public PK - 05 675 16.1:1 5 miles
Coastal Christian Preparatory School
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Private PK - 12 210 6:1 6 miles
University School of the Lowcountry
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Private 03 - 11 66 4:1 6 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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