Laurens County School District 55


Laurens County School District 55


The eleven schools in District 55 maintain an impressive student-faculty ratio 21.2 to 1. 42.2% of the district's teachers hold advanced degrees. The district curriculum is based on national and state standards, and teachers in the district maintain national subject area standards at each grade level. Located 30 miles south of Greenville, South Carolina, the district's 6,300 students are served by more than 800 employees.

Mission Statement

Laurens School District Mission Statement The mission of the Laurens 55 School District is to create a community of learners who are responsible and productive citizens. Laurens School District Beliefs We believe that . . . . All people can learn. All people have value. All people can succeed. All people have a right to a safe, clean, and conducive learning environment. Health and wellness are important. All people deserve respect. Family and community involvement are important for success. High expectations are essential to reach full potential. Everyone will accept responsibility and be held accountable for his/her actions. Learning is a priority and must not be disrupted. Excellence is achievable. Drugs, weapons, threats or violence will not be tolerated. Learning is a life-long journey. We will not tolerate actions which hinder these beliefs.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Laurens County School District 55

301 Hillcrest Drive, Laurens, SC 29360