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Laurens District 55 High School is a public high school in Laurens. The principal of Laurens District 55 High School is John K. Hendricks, Jr. and can be contacted at jhendricks@laurens55.k12.sc.us. 1,491 students go to Laurens District 55 High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 61% of the 1,491 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Laurens District 55 High School is 16:1. Ware Shoals High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 63% 63%
Hispanic 6% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 31% 30%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Asian 0.2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.07% 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 61% 62%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    My son is a senior and transferred from Greenville County Schools to LDHS his freshman year. He has had a very positive experience. He is in the honors classes and has not had anything but wonderful teachers. He is in the marching band and finds the program to be excellent. Mr. Entrekin is a huge asset and will ensure that the band will go far in the next few years. The main setbacks for LDHS is the lack of a PTA and parental involvement. Thank you LDHS for a wonderful education for my child and preparing him for a future in college!

  • (7 years ago)

    Laurens High School is a very outstandng place where other kids would want to visit.

  • (10 years ago)

    This school has improved tremendously. The campus the teachers the students. I really enjoy the activites. Safety is very much inforced. I would like to give a huge shout out to Mrs. DeDe Bolt. She is a extreme caregiver and really gives you courage and a positive attitude to do your best. She knows how to teach Math. Thanks to the principal for her hardwork and those who give their all.

  • (10 years ago)

    I just want to say i think the school needs alot improvement But i would like to say thanks to one of the best 9th grade math teachers ever She takes the time to listen and acts like she cares a very hard thing to find in teachers at laruens high school and a big thanks goes out to Mrs.Hester.

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