Laurens County School District 55

  • 1029 WEST MAIN ST
  • LAURENS, SC 29360
  • (864) 984-8101
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate--
Dropout Rate5.5%3.9%
Per Pupil Spending$8,438$9,155
Students Per Teacher16.514.4
Number of Schools11-
Number of Students6,007-
Number of (FTE) Teachers363-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment6,00716.5
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students412
Kindergarten Students494
1st Grade Students492
2nd Grade Students434
3rd Grade Students436
4th Grade Students443
5th Grade Students473
6th Grade Students480
7th Grade Students444
8th Grade Students418
9th Grade Students500
10th Grade Students357
11th Grade Students360
12th Grade Students274
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native1
Asian or Pacific Islander17
Hispanic418
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,830
White (Non-Hispanic)3,693
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male3,071
Female2,888

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers36316.5
Prekindergarten Teachers16-
Kindergarten Teachers21-
Elementary Teachers233-
Secondary Teachers93-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides119
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors4
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors14
Elementary10
Secondary4
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians12
Library Support Staff1
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff120
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators8
LEA Administrative Support Staff20
School Administrators24
School Administrative Support Staff44
Student Support Services21
Other Support Services Staff4

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$54,132,000-
Total Local Revenues$15,291,00028.2%
Property Tax$11,514,00021.3%
Cities and Counties$317,0000.6%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$46,0000.08%
School Lunch$661,0001.2%
District Activity Receipts$863,0001.6%
Interest Earnings$563,0001.0%
Private Contributions$17,0000.03%
Miscellaneous$1,310,0002.4%
Total State Revenues$32,885,00060.7%
General Formula Assistance$9,909,00018.3%
Staff Improvement Programs$6,716,00012.4%
Special Education Programs$2,285,0004.2%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$2,514,0004.6%
Gifted and Talented Programs$133,0000.2%
Vocational Education Programs$2,980,0005.5%
School Lunch Programs$4,0000.01%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$110,0000.2%
Transportation Programs$452,0000.8%
Other Programs$6,539,00012.1%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$1,243,0002.3%
Total Federal Revenues$5,956,00011.0%
Through State - Title I$1,541,0002.8%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$1,611,0003.0%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$223,0000.4%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$30,0000.06%
Through State - Title V, Part A$10,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$118,0000.2%
Through State - Bilingual Education$38,0000.07%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,119,0003.9%
Through State - Other$85,0000.2%
Non-Specified$132,0000.2%
Direct - Other$49,0000.09%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$51,208,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$27,492,00053.7%
Total Support Services Expenditures$20,502,00040.0%
Student Support$3,620,0006.7%
Instructional Staff Support$4,487,0008.3%
General Administration Support$1,167,0002.2%
School Administration Support$2,913,0005.4%
Operation and Maintenance Support$4,181,0007.7%
Student Transportation Support$2,533,0004.7%
Other Support Services$1,601,0003.0%
Total Other Expenditures$3,214,0006.3%
Food Services$3,214,0005.9%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate -
Total Diploma Count -
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12855.5%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Laurens County School District 55

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 11
  • Students: 6,007
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 363
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E B MORSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
200 Parkview Dr
Laurens, SC
Public | PK-5
671 18.7

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FORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
601 Lucas Ave
Laurens, SC
Public | PK-5
503 16.0

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GRAY COURT-OWINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9210 Hwy 14
Gray Court, SC
Public | 6-8
231 17.8

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HICKORY TAVERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
163 Neely Ferry Rd
Gray Court, SC
Public | PK-5
448 19.5

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HICKORY TAVERN MIDDLE SCHOOL
163 Neely Ferry Rd
Gray Court, SC
Public | 6-8
307 14.6

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LAURENS DISTRICT 55 HIGH SCHOOL
5058 Hwy 76 West
Laurens, SC
Public | 9-12
1,491 16.4

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LAURENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
301 Henry St
Laurens, SC
Public | PK-5
671 19.7

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LAURENS JR HIGH SCHOOL
1035 West Main St
Laurens, SC
Public | 6-8
377 16.4

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PLEASANT VIEW PRIMARY SCHOOL
9210 Hwy 14
Gray Court, SC
Public | PK-5
561 20.8

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SANDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
609 Green St
Laurens, SC
Public | 6-8
384 15.7

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WATERLOO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
10457 Hwy 221 South
Waterloo, SC
Public | PK-6
373 15.0

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