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
9 475
10 400
11 357
12 411

Laurens District 55 High School is a public high school of the Laurens 55 School District located in Laurens, SC. It has 1,643 students in grades 9th through 12th. Laurens District 55 High School is the 39th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 2,785th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,643
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 99

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Laurens District 55 High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 859
(52%)
859
(52%)
 Female 784
(48%)
784
(48%)

Laurens District 55 High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 980
(60%)
980
(60%)
 Black 496
(30%)
496
(30%)
 Hispanic 132
(8%)
132
(8%)
 Two or More 31
(2%)
31
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Laurens District 55 High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 886
(54%)
886
(54%)
 Not Eligible 631
(38%)
631
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 126
(8%)
126
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Laurens District 55 High School is ranked 20th out of 259 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 (61.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.7%. 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
2013 1629
2014 1661
2015 1643

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
2013 18.1
2014 17.6
2015 16.6

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
2013 0.61080417434009
2014 0.59723058398555
2015 0.61594643944005

Compare Laurens District 55 High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 61.6%
 

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