Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science

Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science serves 522 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science operates within the Charleston 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 522 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 522 students
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Total Students (2010-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science 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 0.42 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 14:1 16:1
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
9%
7%
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
75%
37%
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Black (2010-2012)
White
11%
52%
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science White (2010-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Sch Ethnicity Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science 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.
0.42 0.59
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science 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.
74%
51%
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science 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.
10%
7%
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,101 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
7
Number of Students Managed 48,101 3,608
District Total Revenue $538 MM $37 MM
Charleston 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $712 MM $43 MM
Charleston 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,728 $9,170
Charleston 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,838 $10,604
Charleston 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education (3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lambs Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • North Charleston Lambs Elementary School
    6800 Dorchester Rd
    North Charleston , SC , 29418
    (843)767-5900
    0.7  mi  |  378  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • North Charleston W. B. Goodwin Elementary School
    5501 Dorchester Rd
    North Charleston , SC , 29418
    (843)767-5911
    1.2  mi  |  733  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • North Charleston Hunley Park Elementary School
    1000 Michigan Ave
    North Charleston , SC , 29404
    (843)767-5914
    1.5  mi  |  514  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Charleston Drayton Hall Elementary School
    3138 Ashley River Rd
    Charleston , SC , 29414
    (843)852-0678
    1.6  mi  |  840  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Charleston Springfield Elementary School
    2741 Clover St
    Charleston , SC , 29414
    (843)763-1538
    2.7  mi  |  791  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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