Liberty Elementary School

Liberty Elementary School serves 546 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Liberty Elementary School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 546 students has declined by 36% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 546 students
Liberty Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Liberty Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Liberty Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Liberty Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Liberty Elementary School Asian (2006-2009)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Liberty Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
2%
37%
Liberty Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
87%
52%
Liberty Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Liberty Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Liberty 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.
0.24 0.70
Liberty 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.
50%
51%
Liberty 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.
14%
7%
Liberty Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 16,546 4,051
Pickens 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $172 MM $37 MM
District Spending $183 MM $43 MM
Pickens 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,337 $9,170
Pickens 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,970 $10,604
Pickens 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 Liberty High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chastain Road Elementary School (3.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Liberty Liberty Middle School
    310 West Main St
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-3400
    0.2  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Liberty Liberty High School
    124 Red Devil Dr
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-2600
    0.4  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Liberty Chastain Road Elementary School
    940 Chastain Rd
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-4800
    3.1  mi  |  535  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Liberty Pickens County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    990 Chastain Rd
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-4500
    Vocational School
    4.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Central Central Elementary School
    608 Johnson Rd
    Central , SC , 29630
    (864)397-1400
    5.3  mi  |  390  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Pickens 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 0.49, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Pickens County is Pickens County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.