Paul Knox Middle School

Paul Knox Middle School serves 631 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Paul Knox Middle School operates within the Aiken 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 631 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 631 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade Paul Knox Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 18:1 16:1
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
34%
37%
White
59%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Paul Knox Middle School Sch Ethnicity Paul Knox 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.
0.54 0.41
Paul Knox 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.
47%
51%
Paul Knox 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,729 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 24,729 4,051
Aiken 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $37 MM
Aiken 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $217 MM $43 MM
Aiken 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
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 North Augusta High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Augusta Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mossy Creek Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • North AugustaNorth Augusta High School
    2000 Knobcone Ave
    North AugustaSC 29841
    (803)442-6100
    0.3 mi | 1484 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • North AugustaFox Creek Charter High School
    Charter School
    165 Shortcut Rd
    North AugustaSC 29860
    (803)613-9435
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 334 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • North AugustaMossy Creek Elementary School
    421 West Five Notch Rd
    North AugustaSC 29841
    (803)442-6090
    1.2 mi | 698 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • North AugustaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hammond Hill Elementary School
    901 West Woodlawn Ave
    North AugustaSC 29841
    (803)442-6170
    1.5 mi | 799 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BelvedereBelvedere Elementary School
    201 Rhomboid Place
    BelvedereSC 29841
    (803)442-6330
    2.1 mi | 619 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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  • Recommended September 06, 2013 - It's an amazing school I love it so much. We actually get iPads this yr. The teachers r amazing. In my opinion the best school in Aiken county - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
North Augusta, 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 0.46, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in North Augusta is North Augusta Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.