Rollings Middle School Of The Arts

Rollings Middle School Of The Arts serves 660 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts operates within the Dorchester 02 School District.

Overview

The student population of 660 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 660 students
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
1%
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
15%
37%
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Black (1988-2012)
White
74%
52%
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Sch Ethnicity Rollings Middle School Of The Arts 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.
0.43 0.59
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts 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.
10%
51%
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts 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.
3%
7%
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,346 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
7
Number of Students Managed 23,346 3,608
Dorchester 02 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $189 MM $37 MM
District Spending $196 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,668 $9,170
District Spending / Student $8,993 $10,604
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 Summerville High School (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Alston Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Summerville Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Summerville Summerville Elementary School
    835 South Main St
    Summerville , SC , 29483
    (843)873-2372
    0  mi  |  811  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Summerville James H. Spann Elementary School
    901 John Mckissick Way
    Summerville , SC , 29483
    (843)873-3050
    0.2  mi  |  810  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Summerville Alston Middle School
    500 Bryan St
    Summerville , SC , 29483
    (843)873-3890
    1.4  mi  |  924  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Summerville Newington Elementary School
    10 King Charles Circle
    Summerville , SC , 29485
    (843)871-3230
    2  mi  |  843  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Summerville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Flowertown Elementary School
    20 King Charles Circle
    Summerville , SC , 29485
    (843)871-7400
    2  mi  |  1017  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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