Henry Timrod Elementary School

Henry Timrod Elementary School serves 438 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Henry Timrod Elementary School operates within the Florence 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 438 students
Henry Timrod Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade Henry Timrod Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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
Henry Timrod Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
7%
Henry Timrod Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
61%
37%
Henry Timrod Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
33%
52%
Henry Timrod Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Henry Timrod Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Henry Timrod Elementary 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.
0.52 0.41
Henry Timrod Elementary 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.
79%
51%
Henry Timrod Elementary 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.
6%
7%
Henry Timrod Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,247 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Florence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
7
Number of Students Managed 17,247 4,051
Florence 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $37 MM
Florence 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $155 MM $43 MM
Florence 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,606 $9,170
Florence 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,906 $10,604
Florence 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 Wilson High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Williams Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Theodore Lester Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Florence Wilson High School
    1411 Old Marion Hwy
    Florence , SC , 29506
    (843)664-8440
    0.9  mi  |  1194  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Florence Theodore Lester Elementary School
    3501 East Palmetto St
    Florence , SC , 29506
    (843)664-8459
    2.6  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Florence Williams Middle School
    1119 North Irby St
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8162
    2.8  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Florence North Vista Elementary School
    1100 North Irby St
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8159
    2.8  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Florence Palmetto Youth Academy Charter
    Charter School
    1209 North Douglas St
    Florence , SC , 29506
    (843)679-7070
    Charter School
    3.2  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  3-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - I have been a parent, grandparent, aunt of Henry Timrod for mnany years and will continue with all the support I can give. Thank you Timrod. - Posted by Parent

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Florence, 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 0.35, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Florence is Weeden Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.