Furman Middle School

Furman Middle School serves 858 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Furman Middle School operates within the Sumter 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 858 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 858 students
Furman Middle School Total Students (2012-2014)
Gender % Furman Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Furman Middle School Total Teachers (2012-2014)
Students by Grade Furman Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 18:1 16:1
Furman Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2012-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Furman Middle School Black Students (2012-2014)
Black
49%
35%
Furman Middle School Black Students (2012-2014)
White
44%
52%
Furman Middle School White Students (2012-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Furman Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.57 0.41
Furman Middle School Diversity Score (2012-2014)
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.
79%
51%
Furman Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Furman Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2014)

District Comparison

Sumter 01 School District's student population of 8,092 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,681 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,480 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Sumter 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
8
Number of Students Managed 8,092 4,192
Sumter 01 School District Students Managed (1991-2014)
District Total Revenue $86 MM $38 MM
Sumter 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $101 MM $39 MM
Sumter 01 School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,681 $9,366
Sumter 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,480 $9,666
Sumter 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Lakewood High School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bates Middle School (9.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pocalla Springs Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SumterPocalla Springs Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 890 students
    2.3 miles
    2060 Bethel Church Rd
    SumterSC 29154
    (803)481-5800
    2.3PK-5890
  • PinewoodManchester Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 460 students
    3.2 miles
    200 East Clark St
    PinewoodSC 29125
    (803)452-5454
    3.2PK-5460
  • SumterLakewood High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1131 students
    7.3 miles
    350 Old Manning Rd
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)506-2700
    7.39-121131
  • SumterKingsbury Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
    8.5 miles
    825 Kingsbury Rd
    SumterSC 29154
    (803)775-6244
    8.5PK-5749
  • SumterSumter County Career CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    8.5 miles
    2612 Mccray's Mill Rd
    SumterSC 29154
    (803)481-8575
    8.59-12n/a

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