School Details

Sanders Middle School

609 Green St, Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 984-0354
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 388 students 15 students/teacher (SC avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

62%
69%
70%
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75%
74%
76%
70%
66%
74%
76%
78%
68%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurens 55 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
65%
71%
66%
69%
72%
75%
74%
75%
73%
69%
69%
78%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurens 55 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
74%
70%
70%
69%
69%
61%
78%
75%
73%
81%
71%
74%
76%
74%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurens 55 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Sanders Middle School is a public middle school in Laurens. The principal of Sanders Middle School is George Ward, whose e-mail is gward@laurens55.k12.sc.us. 388 students attend Sanders Middle School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 80% of the 388 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Sanders Middle School is 15:1. Laurens Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 45% 63%
Black, non-Hispanic 44% 30%
Hispanic 10% 6%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 62%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I'm not sure how we have received a 3 out of 5 rating without a single comment on this site. If you have suggestions please leave them. I know I would love to improve our rating in any realistic manner possible. Go Yellow Jackets!

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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