Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School serves 370 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Central Elementary School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 370 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 370 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Central Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Central Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Central Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
19%
7%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
17%
35%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
58%
52%
Central Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Central Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Central Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.60 0.41
Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
64%
51%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,716 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,403 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,032 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 64% over four years.
School District Name Pickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
8
Number of Students Managed 16,716 4,192
Pickens 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $173 MM $38 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $200 MM $39 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,403 $9,366
Pickens 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,032 $9,666
Pickens 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 D. W. Daniel High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R. C. Edwards Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chastain Road Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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  • CentralR. C. Edwards Middle School
    2 Negative Reviews
    2.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 766 students1157 Madden Bridge Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-4200
    2.76-8766
  • LibertyChastain Road Elementary School
    3.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 553 students940 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4800
    3.2PK-5553
  • Central D. W. Daniel High School
    3.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1048 students140 Blue And Gold Blvd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-2900
    3.29-121048
  • ClemsonClemson Elementary School
    3.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 859 students581 Berkeley Dr
    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
    3.8PK-5859
  • LibertyLiberty High School
    5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 686 students124 Red Devil Dr
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-2600
    59-12686

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