Palmetto Youth Academy Charter

1209 North Douglas St,

Florence, SC, 29506

Tel: (843)679-7070
Grades: 3-6

56 students

Palmetto Youth Academy Charter serves 56 students in grades 3-6.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter operates within the Florence 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 56 students has declined by 5% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 3-6
Total Students 56 students
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Students by Grade Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
100%
37%
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Black (2006-2012)
White
n/a
52%
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter White (2006-2008)
All Ethnic Groups Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Sch Ethnicity Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.00 0.59
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Diversity Score (2006-2008)
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.
73%
51%
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
12%
7%
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,247 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Florence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
7
Number of Students Managed 17,247 3,608
Florence 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $37 MM
Florence 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $155 MM $43 MM
Florence 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,606 $9,170
Florence 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,906 $10,604
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wilson High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Williams Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Vista Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Florence Williams Middle School
    1119 North Irby St
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8162
    0.7  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Florence North Vista Elementary School
    1100 North Irby St
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8159
    0.7  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Florence Beck Learning Center
    1001 West Sumter St
    Florence , SC , 29506
    (843)673-5793
    1.4  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Florence Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Carver Elementary School
    515 North Cashua Dr
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8156
    1.8  mi  |  894  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Florence Royall Elementary School
    1400 Woods Rd
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8167
    2.5  mi  |  693  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Did You Know?
Florence, SC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.39, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Florence is Weeden Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.