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West Laurens High School
  • Public
  • DEXTER, GA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade B+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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West Laurens High School is an above average, public school located in DEXTER, GA. It has 1,273 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 28% in reading.

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3692 GA HWY 257
DEXTER, GA 31019
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About West Laurens High School...
School District
Laurens County

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
28%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1130
183 responses
Average ACT
24
55 responses
AP Enrollment
6%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$46,776
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$722
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$132,000
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 73 responses
  • Friday Night Football Games
    27%
  • Homecoming Week
    22%
  • Prom
    15%
  • Pep Rallies
    10%
  • Painting Up
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,273
Free or Reduced Lunch
17%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,743
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.1%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$10,283 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 32 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 32 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 32 responses

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