Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School

20 A. L. Corbett Circle

Wagener, SC 29164-0188

Tel: (803)564-1000
Grades: PK-8

765 students

Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School serves 765 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School operates within the Aiken 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 765 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 765 students
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle 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 0.55 is more 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 14:1 15:1
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
45%
36%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
50%
52%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Sch Ethnicity Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle 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.
0.55 0.41
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
69%
52%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,686 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
7
Number of Students Managed 24,686 4,140
Aiken 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $37 MM
District Spending $217 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,763 $9,170
Aiken 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,806 $10,604
Aiken 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wagener-salley High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelion Middle School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pelion Elementary School (9.4 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WagenerWagener-salley High School
    272 Main St South
    WagenerSC 29164
    (803)564-1100
    0.7 mi | 275 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PelionPelion Elementary School
    1202 Pine St
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2000
    9.4 mi | 634 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PelionPelion High School
    600 Lydia Dr
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2200
    9.5 mi | 745 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PelionPelion Middle School
    758 Magnolia St
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2300
    9.8 mi | 590 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PelionForts Pond Elementary School
    7350 Fish Hatchery Rd
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2500
    10.5 mi | 508 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 22, 2010 - I am a student of ALC middle and do not agree with any foul reviews of our school. I admire the students, teachers, and staff of this school. We have plenty of music, art, and sports extracurricular activities such as strings, band, football and basketball teams, Young Men and Young Ladies club, volleyball, Junior Beta club,and probably more. Also, we have a display case filled with academic and athletic awards. We also have many parents that attend all school events. SO, if you ask me ALCMS is a great school. But, that's just me. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended April 15, 2008 - I think that A.L. Corbett Middle School is overall a good place to learn. Every school has things they can work on and Corbett is taking action and is striving to be the best school it can to provide a more positive and easier to deal with learning environment. There are rarely disipline problems so safety is guranteed at this school. The teachers are warm and friendly and understand the students needs and try to do anything they can to help them acheive their goals. I think A.L. Corbett Middle School is a great public school that any child would find a great place to learn. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended January 11, 2007 - I think that A.L. Corbett Middle School is a wonderful learning environment. The faculty and staff input positive encouragement to the students which helps boost their confidence and inproves their PACT scores. Although these students have not appeared to be the brightest of all they have the potential to be the leaders of tomorrow. - Posted by Student/Alumni

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.