Red Cedar Elementary School

Red Cedar Elementary School serves 731 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Red Cedar Elementary School operates within the Beaufort 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 731 students
Red Cedar Elementary School Total Students (2010-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Red Cedar Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Red Cedar Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more 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 14:1 16:1
Red Cedar Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
51%
7%
Red Cedar Elementary School Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
16%
37%
Red Cedar Elementary School Black (2010-2012)
White
27%
52%
Red Cedar Elementary School White (2010-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Red Cedar Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Red Cedar Elementary School 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.
0.64 0.59
Red Cedar Elementary School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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.
58%
51%
Red Cedar Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Red Cedar Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,203 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Beaufort 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
7
Number of Students Managed 22,203 3,608
District Total Revenue $262 MM $37 MM
District Spending $315 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,524 $9,170
District Spending / Student $16,258 $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 H. E. Mccracken Middle School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bluffton Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Michael C. Riley Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bluffton Michael C. Riley Elementary School
    200 Burnt Church Rd
    Bluffton , SC , 29910
    (843)706-8369
    1.4  mi  |  764  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bluffton Bluffton Elementary School
    160 H. East Mccracken Circle
    Bluffton , SC , 29910
    (843)706-8540
    1.8  mi  |  607  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bluffton Bluffton Middle School
    30 New Mustang Rd
    Bluffton , SC , 29910
    (843)707-0776
    1.9  mi  |  912  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Bluffton H. E. Mccracken Middle School
    250 H. East Mccracken Circle
    Bluffton , SC , 29910
    (843)706-8700
    1.9  mi  |  893  students  |  Gr.  8-9
  • Bluffton Bluffton High School
    12 H. East Mccracken Circle
    Bluffton , SC , 29910
    (843)706-8809
    2  mi  |  1022  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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