Robert Smalls Middle School

Robert Smalls Middle School serves 470 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Robert Smalls Middle School operates within the Beaufort 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 470 students
Robert Smalls Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade Robert Smalls Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 16:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
8%
7%
Black
52%
37%
White
35%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Robert Smalls Middle School Sch Ethnicity Robert Smalls 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.
0.61 0.41
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.
59%
51%
Robert Smalls 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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,203 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Beaufort 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
7
Number of Students Managed 22,203 4,051
Beaufort 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $37 MM
Beaufort 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $315 MM $43 MM
Beaufort 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,524 $9,170
Beaufort 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,258 $10,604
Beaufort 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 Battery Creek High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beaufort Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broad River Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BeaufortBattery Creek High School
    1 Blue Dolphin Rd
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)322-5545
    0.8 mi | 757 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BeaufortBroad River Elementary School
    474 Broad River Rd
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)322-8410
    1.3 mi | 354 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BeaufortShell Point Elementary School
    81 Savannah Hwy
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)322-2825
    2.7 mi | 379 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BeaufortRiverview Charter School
    Charter School
    302 Burroughs Ave
    BeaufortSC 29902
    (843)379-0133
    Charter School

    2.8 mi | 342 students | Gr. KG-7                      
  • BeaufortMossy Oaks Elementary School
    2510 Mossy Oaks Blvd
    BeaufortSC 29902
    (843)322-2951
    3.1 mi | 461 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Beaufort, 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 0.04, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Beaufort is Shell Point Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.