Baron Dekalb Elementary School

Baron Dekalb Elementary School serves 186 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Baron Dekalb Elementary School operates within the Kershaw 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 186 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 186 students
Baron Dekalb Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Baron Dekalb Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Baron Dekalb Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 17:1 16:1
Baron Dekalb Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Baron Dekalb Elementary School American Indian (1999-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
7%
Baron Dekalb Elementary School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
18%
37%
Baron Dekalb Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
72%
52%
Baron Dekalb Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Baron Dekalb Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Baron Dekalb 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.
0.45 0.41
Baron Dekalb 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.
65%
51%
Baron Dekalb 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.
10%
7%
Baron Dekalb Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,345 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Kershaw 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 10,345 4,051
Kershaw 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $37 MM
Kershaw 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $137 MM $43 MM
Kershaw 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,033 $9,170
Kershaw 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,047 $10,604
Kershaw 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 Applied Technology Education Center (10.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Central Middle School (10.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jackson Elementary School (11.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KershawNorth Central Middle School
    805 Keys Ln
    KershawSC 29067
    (803)424-2740
    10.1 mi | 373 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CamdenApplied Technology Education Center
    Vocational School
    874 Vocational Ln
    CamdenSC 29020
    (803)425-8982
    Vocational School

    10.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CamdenCamden Middle School
    416 Laurens St
    CamdenSC 29020
    (803)425-8975
    11 mi | 787 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CamdenJackson Elementary School
    1109 Campbell St
    CamdenSC 29020
    (803)425-8965
    11.1 mi | 485 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CamdenCamden Elementary Of The Creative Arts
    1304 Lyttleton St
    CamdenSC 29020
    (803)425-8960
    11.1 mi | 620 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Kershaw 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 0.46, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Kershaw County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.