James M. Brown Elementary School

225 Coffee Rd

Walhalla, SC 29691-2198

Tel: (864)886-4470
Grades: PK-5

639 students

James M. Brown Elementary School serves 639 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
James M. Brown Elementary School operates within the Oconee 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 639 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 639 students
James M. Brown Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
James M. Brown Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade James M. Brown Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 12:1 15:1
James M. Brown Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
32%
7%
James M. Brown Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
2%
36%
James M. Brown Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
64%
52%
James M. Brown Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups James M. Brown Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.49 0.41
James M. Brown Elementary 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.
74%
52%
James M. Brown Elementary 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%
James M. Brown Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,205 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Oconee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 12,205 4,140
Oconee 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $121 MM $37 MM
District Spending $132 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,349 $9,170
Oconee 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,385 $10,604
Oconee 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 Walhalla High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walhalla Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walhalla Elementary School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WalhallaWalhalla High School
    151 Razorback Ln
    WalhallaSC 29691
    (864)886-4490
    2.1 mi | 948 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WalhallaWalhalla Middle School
    177 Razorback Ln
    WalhallaSC 29691
    (864)886-4485
    2.1 mi | 746 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WalhallaWalhalla Elementary School
    508 Fowler Rd
    WalhallaSC 29691
    (864)886-4480
    3 mi | 543 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WestminsterWest Oak Middle School
    501 Westminster Hwy
    WestminsterSC 29693
    (864)886-4525
    5.9 mi | 775 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WestminsterWestminster Elementary School
    206 Hamilton St
    WestminsterSC 29693
    (864)886-4520
    6 mi | 463 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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