Pickens Middle School

Pickens Middle School serves 757 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Pickens Middle School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 757 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 757 students
Pickens Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pickens Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Pickens Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pickens Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 16:1 16:1
Pickens Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Pickens Middle School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
3%
35%
Pickens Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
91%
52%
Pickens Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Pickens Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pickens Middle 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.
0.17 0.41
Pickens Middle 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.
44%
51%
Pickens Middle 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.
10%
6%
Pickens Middle 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 Pickens High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Youth Leadership Academy Charter (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hagood Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PickensHagood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students435 Sparks Ln
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-1900
    0PK-5328
  • PickensPickens High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1406 students150 Blue Flame Dr
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-3600
    0.79-121406
  • PickensPickens Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 482 students567 Hampton Ave
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-2300
    1.4PK-5482
  • PickensYouth Leadership Academy Charter
    Charter School
    3.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 94 students698 Concord Church Rd
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)878-1103
    3.16-894
  • LibertyPickens County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    4.4 miles | Grades: 9-12990 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4500
    4.49-12n/a

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