Laurens District 55 High School



Laurens District 55 High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurens District 55 High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 456
10 431
11 331
12 308

Laurens District 55 High School is a public high school of the Laurens 55 School District located in Laurens, SC. It has 1,526 students in grades 9th through 12th. Laurens District 55 High School is the 42nd largest public high school in South Carolina and the 3,101st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,526
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.6

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Laurens District 55 High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 813
(53%)
813
(53%)
 Female 713
(47%)
713
(47%)

Laurens District 55 High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 935
(61%)
935
(61%)
 Black 461
(30%)
461
(30%)
 Hispanic 102
(7%)
102
(7%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Laurens District 55 High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 772
(51%)
772
(51%)
 Not Eligible 600
(39%)
600
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 154
(10%)
154
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Laurens District 55 High School is ranked 15th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurens District 55 High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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 District 55 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1550
2006 1544
2007 1559
2008 1505
2009 1486
2010 1491
2011 1517
2012 1526

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 11.3
2007 16.3
2008 16.3
2009 16.3
2010 17.6
2011 17.8
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47935483870968
2006 0.4630829015544
2007 0.49583066067992
2008 0.50498338870432
2009 0.56864064602961
2010 0.60697518443997
2011 0.58009228740936
2012 0.60681520314548

Compare Laurens District 55 High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
This School 60.7%
 

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