Paul Knox Middle School

Paul Knox Middle School serves 693 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% 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 693 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 693 students
Paul Knox Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Paul Knox Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Paul Knox Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 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 19:1 15:1
Paul Knox Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Paul Knox Middle School Hispanic (1994-2013)
Black
36%
36%
Paul Knox Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
57%
52%
Paul Knox Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Paul Knox Middle School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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
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.
45%
52%
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%
Paul Knox 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 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 | 1430 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 | 418 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • North AugustaMossy Creek Elementary School
    421 West Five Notch Rd
    North AugustaSC 29841
    (803)442-6090
    1.2 mi | 717 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 | 835 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • North AugustaBelvedere Elementary School
    201 Rhomboid Place
    North AugustaSC 29841
    (803)442-6330
    2.1 mi | 629 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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