Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School

Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School serves 743 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School operates within the Aiken 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 743 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 743 students
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
44%
35%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
51%
52%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.61
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
51%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Aiken 01 School District's student population of 24,716 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,849 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
8
Number of Students Managed 24,716 3,892
Aiken 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $218 MM n/a
Aiken 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $208 MM n/a
Aiken 01 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,849 n/a
Aiken 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,424 n/a
Aiken 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Wagener-salley High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelion Middle School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pelion Elementary School (9.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WagenerWagener-salley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
    0.6 miles
    272 Main St South
    WagenerSC 29164
    (803)564-1100
    0.69-12280
  • PelionPelion Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 629 students
    9.4 miles
    1202 Pine St
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2000
    9.4PK-5629
  • PelionPelion High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 758 students
    9.5 miles
    600 Lydia Dr
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2200
    9.59-12758
  • PelionPelion Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 551 students
    9.8 miles
    758 Magnolia St
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2300
    9.86-8551
  • PelionForts Pond Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 527 students
    10.6 miles
    7350 Fish Hatchery Rd
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2500
    10.6KG-5527

School Reviews

I am a student of ALC middle and do not agree with any foul reviews of our school. I admire the students, teachers, and staff of this school. We have plenty of music, art, and sports extracurricular activities such as strings, band, football and basketball teams, Young Men and Young Ladies club, volleyball, Junior Beta club,and probably more. Also, we have a display case filled with academic and athletic awards. We also have many parents that attend all school events. SO, if you ask me ALCMS is a great school. But, that's just me.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/22/10
I think that A.L. Corbett Middle School is overall a good place to learn. Every school has things they can work on and Corbett is taking action and is striving to be the best school it can to provide a more positive and easier to deal with learning environment. There are rarely disipline problems so safety is guranteed at this school. The teachers are warm and friendly and understand the students needs and try to do anything they can to help them acheive their goals. I think A.L. Corbett Middle School is a great public school that any child would find a great place to learn.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 04/15/08
I think that A.L. Corbett Middle School is a wonderful learning environment. The faculty and staff input positive encouragement to the students which helps boost their confidence and inproves their PACT scores. Although these students have not appeared to be the brightest of all they have the potential to be the leaders of tomorrow.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/11/07

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