Palmetto Middle School

Palmetto Middle School serves 862 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Palmetto Middle School operates within the Anderson 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 862 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 862 students
Palmetto Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Palmetto Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Palmetto 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 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Palmetto Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
8%
7%
Palmetto Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
37%
Palmetto Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
82%
52%
Palmetto Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Palmetto Middle School Sch Ethnicity Palmetto 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.
0.32 0.70
Palmetto Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
45%
51%
Palmetto Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Palmetto Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Anderson 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
7
Number of Students Managed 9,275 4,051
Anderson 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $37 MM
District Spending $76 MM $43 MM
Anderson 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,996 $9,170
Anderson 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,130 $10,604
Anderson 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 Palmetto High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Woodmont Middle School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palmetto Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Williamston Palmetto High School
    804 North Hamilton St
    Williamston , SC , 29697
    (864)847-7311
    0  mi  |  933  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Williamston Palmetto Elementary School
    1 Roberts Blvd
    Williamston , SC , 29697
    (864)847-5442
    0.4  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • West Pelzer West Pelzer Elementary School
    10 Stewart St
    West Pelzer , SC , 29669
    (864)947-6424
    0.9  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Williamston Career And Technology Center Of Anderson 1 And 2
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    702 Belton Hwy
    Williamston , SC , 29697
    (864)847-4121
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Williamston Cedar Grove Elementary School
    107 Melvin Ln
    Williamston , SC , 29697
    (864)847-3500
    3  mi  |  650  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Anderson County, 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 0.12, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Anderson County is Crest School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.