Main Street Elementary School

318 East Main St

Lake City, SC 29560-1509

Tel: (843)374-2223
Grades PK-5
395 students
Main Street Elementary School serves 395 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Main Street Elementary School operates within the Florence 03 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 395 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 395 students
Main Street Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Main Street Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Main Street Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Main Street Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 15:1 16:1
Main Street Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Main Street Elementary School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
88%
35%
Main Street Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
10%
52%
Main Street Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Main Street 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.
0.22 0.41
Main Street 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.
94%
51%
Main Street 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.
3%
6%
Main Street Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,379 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,711 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Florence 03 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
8
Number of Students Managed 3,723 4,192
Florence 03 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $38 MM
Florence 03 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $39 MM $39 MM
Florence 03 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,379 $9,366
Florence 03 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,711 $9,666
Florence 03 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 Lake City College Preparatory Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J. Paul Truluck Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake City College Preparatory Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake CityJ. Paul Truluck Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 363 students319 Carlisle St
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-8685
    0.26-8363
  • Lake CityLake City College Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 218 students1009 East Main St
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-0128
    0.3KG-12218
  • Lake CityRonald E. Mcnair Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 469 students319 Carver St
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-8651
    1.16-8469
  • Lake CityLake City High School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 853 students652 North Matthews Rd
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-3321
    1.69-12853
  • Lake CityLake City Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 512 students906 North Matthews Rd
    Lake CitySC 29560
    (843)374-2353
    2.1PK-5512

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