J. Paul Truluck Middle School

319 Carlisle St,

Lake City, SC, 29560-0001

Tel: (843)374-8685
Grades: 6-8

319 students

J. Paul Truluck Middle School serves 319 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher 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%.
J. Paul Truluck Middle School operates within the Florence 03 School District.

Overview

The student population of 319 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 319 students
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade J. Paul Truluck Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 18:1 16:1
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Asian (1996-2008)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
63%
37%
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
33%
52%
J. Paul Truluck Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups J. Paul Truluck Middle School Sch Ethnicity J. Paul Truluck 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.
0.50 0.59
J. Paul Truluck 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.
80%
51%
J. Paul Truluck 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.
6%
7%
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,608 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Florence 03 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 3,608 3,608
Florence 03 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $37 MM
Florence 03 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $40 MM $43 MM
Florence 03 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,491 $9,170
District Spending / Student $10,674 $10,604
Florence 03 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 Lake City College Preparatory Academy (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lake City College Preparatory Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Main Street Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake City Main Street Elementary School
    318 East Main St
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-2221
    0.2  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake City Lake City College Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    1009 East Main St
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-0128
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  KG-10
  • Lake City Ronald E. Mcnair Middle School
    311 Carver St
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-8651
    1.3  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake City Lake City High School
    652 North Matthews Rd
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-3321
    1.6  mi  |  832  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lake City Lake City Elementary School
    906 North Matthews Rd
    Lake City , SC , 29560
    (843)374-2353
    2  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Florence 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 0.54, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.59. The most diverse school district in Florence County is Florence 02 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.