Lower Lee Elementary School

5142 St Charles Rd

Mayesville, SC 29104-9620

Tel: (803)428-3637
Grades: PK-5

254 students

Lower Lee Elementary School serves 254 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lower Lee Elementary School operates within the Lee 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 254 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 254 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Lower Lee Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lower Lee Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less 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 16:1 16:1
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
96%
37%
White
2%
52%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.08 0.41
Lower Lee Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2013)
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.
74%
51%
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.
1%
7%
Lower Lee Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,003 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Lee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
7
Number of Students Managed 3,003 4,051
District Total Revenue $33 MM $37 MM
Lee 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $43 MM
Lee 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,162 $9,170
Lee 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,416 $10,604
Lee 01 School 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 Lee County Career & Technology Center (6.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lee Central Middle School (6.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy (9.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BishopvilleLee County Career & Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1804 Wisacky Hwy
    BishopvilleSC 29010
    (803)428-4633
    Vocational School

    6.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BishopvilleLee Central High School
    1800 Wisacky Hwy
    BishopvilleSC 29010
    (803)428-4010
    6.6 mi | 617 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BishopvilleLee Central Middle School
    41 Charlene Ln
    BishopvilleSC 29010
    (803)428-2100
    6.9 mi | 609 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • BishopvilleLee High School
    Alternative School
    990 Wisacki Hwy
    BishopvilleSC 29010
    (803)896-2532
    Alternative School

    8.4 mi | 25 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BishopvilleMary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy
    Charter School
    321 Roland St
    BishopvilleSC 29010
    (803)483-3000
    Charter School

    9.1 mi | 142 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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