Charles B. Dubose Middle School

Charles B. Dubose Middle School serves 1,062 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Charles B. Dubose Middle School operates within the Dorchester 02 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1062 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,062 students
Charles B. Dubose Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Charles B. Dubose Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Charles B. Dubose Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 15:1
Charles B. Dubose Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Charles B. Dubose Middle School Black Students (1998-2013)
Black
21%
36%
Charles B. Dubose Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
69%
52%
Charles B. Dubose Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Charles B. Dubose Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Charles B. Dubose Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.48 0.41
Charles B. Dubose 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.
37%
52%
Charles B. Dubose 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.
7%
7%
Charles B. Dubose Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,741 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,668 is less than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,993 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
7
Number of Students Managed 23,741 4,140
Dorchester 02 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $189 MM $37 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $196 MM $43 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,668 $9,170
Dorchester 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,993 $10,604
Dorchester 02 School District 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 Summerville High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gregg Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William M. Reeves Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SummervilleWilliam M. Reeves Elementary School
    1003 Dubose School Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)695-2450
    0 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1017 students                      
  • SummervilleKnightsville Elementary School
    847 Orangeburg Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-4851
    0 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1213 students                      
  • SummervilleSummerville High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1101 Boone Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-6460
    2.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2809 students                      
  • SummervilleGregg Middle School
    500 Green Wave Blvd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)871-3150
    3.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1069 students                      
  • Summerville Flowertown Elementary School
    20 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-7400
    3.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1018 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 10, 2014 - i love this school my mom went here - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended March 14, 2014 - I went here and I love this school to death - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended March 09, 2007 - The academic programs are comparable. The music department is great! We have a steel drum band that is fantastic. There are several sports available. The school has recently gone through a beautification process. The PTSA has an active volunteer group. - Posted by Parent

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