Laing Middle

Public, Magnet 6-8

 2705 Bulrush Basket Lane
       Mount Pleasant, SC  29466


 (843) 849-2809

District: Charleston 01

SchoolDigger Rank:
20th of 308 South Carolina Middle Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  19.6
Number of students:  1,101

Racial breakdown:
White:
78.8%
African American:
13.2%
Two or more races:
3.7%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  15.7%

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We updated the 2016-17 rankings and test scores for this school on Monday, October 2, 2017.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Laing Middle ranked better than 93.5% of middle schools in South Carolina. It also ranked 3rd among 11 ranked middle schools in the Charleston 01 School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 93.79. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (78.8%), African American (13.2%), two or more races (3.7%). (See more...)
Compare Details 15.7% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Laing Middle is 19.6. 10 middle schools in the Charleston 01 School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Laing Middle employs 56 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Laing Middle:

SchoolDigger ranks Laing Middle 20th of 308 South Carolina public middle schools. (See Laing Middle in the ranking list.)

Charleston 01:

SchoolDigger ranks Charleston 01 31st of 82 South Carolina school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Laing Middle

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools SC State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 85.97 22nd 227 90.3%
2004 81.73 33rd 231 85.7%
2005 82.39 32nd 232 86.2%
2006 82.99 32nd 234 86.3%
2007 74.04 56th 239 76.6%
2008 77.84 43rd 247 82.6%
2009 78.40 43rd 253 83.0%
2010 84.59 24th 264 90.9%
2011 82.80 32nd 272 88.2%
2012 80.29 37th 274 86.5%
2013 87.41 23rd 278 91.7%
2014 88.56 26th 293 91.1%
2015 93.99 14th 296 95.3%
2016 92.19 19th 295 93.6%
2017 93.79 20th 308 93.5%

Data source: test scores: South Carolina Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Laing Middle

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 442 259 2 1 1 n/a n/a 0 705
1989 498 243 1 4 0 n/a n/a 0 746
1990 482 239 4 2 0 n/a n/a 0 727
1991 532 230 6 0 0 n/a n/a 0 768
1992 540 265 4 3 1 n/a n/a 0 813
1993 567 310 3 7 0 n/a n/a 0 887
1994 573 314 4 6 1 n/a n/a 0 898
1995 612 303 8 9 1 n/a n/a 0 933
1996 612 303 8 9 1 n/a n/a 0 933
1997 641 342 4 10 2 n/a n/a 0 999
1998 604 312 9 11 1 n/a n/a 0 937
1999 561 306 9 13 2 n/a n/a 0 891
2000 340 177 3 3 1 n/a n/a 0 524
2001 377 190 0 7 1 n/a n/a 0 575
2002 315 181 2 12 0 n/a n/a 1 511
2003 315 181 2 12 0 n/a n/a 1 511
2004 320 192 6 11 2 n/a n/a 1 532
2005 312 155 3 14 0 n/a n/a 4 488
2006 290 134 3 15 0 n/a n/a 4 446
2007 262 166 5 17 2 n/a n/a 0 452
2008 270 157 4 13 1 n/a n/a 0 445
2009 263 137 3 16 3 n/a n/a 1 423
2010 292 138 4 17 1 n/a n/a 2 454
2011 338 134 7 11 2 0 9 0 501
2012 410 161 9 14 0 0 9 0 603
2013 437 145 10 12 0 0 4 0 608
2014 513 119 11 13 0 0 10 0 666
2015 610 112 8 15 0 0 24 0 769
2016 868 145 15 31 0 1 41 0 1101

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Laing Middle

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 705 34.5 20.4 n/a
1989 746 41.3 18.0 n/a
1990 727 42.7 17.0 n/a
1991 768 43.4 17.6 22.5
1992 813 48.1 16.9 27.9
1993 887 45.7 19.4 28.0
1994 898 51.0 17.6 27.6
1995 933 50.0 18.7 24.5
1996 933 50.0 18.7 24.5
1997 999 54.0 18.5 23.0
1998 937 52.0 18.0 26.4
1999 891 53.0 16.8 25.6
2000 524 38.0 13.8 23.3
2001 575 35.0 16.4 25.7
2002 511 36.5 14.0 33.7
2003 511 36.5 14.0 33.7
2004 532 38.0 14.0 34.8
2005 488 36.0 13.6 34.9
2006 446 37.0 12.1 33.0
2007 452 45.0 10.0 37.4
2008 445 33.0 13.5 33.7
2009 423 32.0 13.2 32.2
2010 454 25.5 17.8 30.5
2011 501 32.0 15.6 32.7
2012 603 35.0 17.2 30.7
2013 608 38.0 16.0 31.4
2014 666 37.0 18.0 22.8
2015 769 46.0 16.7 18.9
2016 1101 56.0 19.6 15.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Laing Middle

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 705 34.5 20.4 n/a
1989 746 41.3 18.0 n/a
1990 727 42.7 17.0 n/a
1991 768 43.4 17.6 22.5
1992 813 48.1 16.9 27.9
1993 887 45.7 19.4 28.0
1994 898 51.0 17.6 27.6
1995 933 50.0 18.7 24.5
1996 933 50.0 18.7 24.5
1997 999 54.0 18.5 23.0
1998 937 52.0 18.0 26.4
1999 891 53.0 16.8 25.6
2000 524 38.0 13.8 23.3
2001 575 35.0 16.4 25.7
2002 511 36.5 14.0 33.7
2003 511 36.5 14.0 33.7
2004 532 38.0 14.0 34.8
2005 488 36.0 13.6 34.9
2006 446 37.0 12.1 33.0
2007 452 45.0 10.0 37.4
2008 445 33.0 13.5 33.7
2009 423 32.0 13.2 32.2
2010 454 25.5 17.8 30.5
2011 501 32.0 15.6 32.7
2012 603 35.0 17.2 30.7
2013 608 38.0 16.0 31.4
2014 666 37.0 18.0 22.8
2015 769 46.0 16.7 18.9
2016 1101 56.0 19.6 15.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the South Carolina Department of Education.

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