Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School serves 368 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Central Elementary School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 368 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 368 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
20%
7%
Black
17%
36%
White
56%
52%
Two or more races
7%
3%
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.
0.62 0.41
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.
63%
52%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,735 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,337 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,970 is higher than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 51% over four years.
School District Name Pickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 16,735 4,140
District Total Revenue $172 MM $37 MM
District Spending $183 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,337 $9,170
District Spending / Student $10,970 $10,604
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 D. W. Daniel High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R. C. Edwards Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chastain Road Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CentralR. C. Edwards Middle School
    2 Negative Reviews
    1157 Madden Bridge Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-4200
    2.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 766 students                      
  • LibertyChastain Road Elementary School
    940 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4800
    3.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 556 students                      
  • Central D. W. Daniel High School
    140 Blue And Gold Blvd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-2900
    3.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1030 students                      
  • ClemsonClemson Elementary School
    581 Berkeley Dr
    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
    3.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 808 students                      
  • LibertyLiberty High School
    124 Red Devil Dr
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-2600
    5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 697 students                      

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