Pickens Middle School

Pickens Middle School serves 834 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Pickens Middle School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 834 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 834 students
Pickens Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Pickens Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pickens Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 18:1 16:1
Pickens Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Pickens Middle School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
3%
37%
Pickens Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
91%
52%
Pickens Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pickens Middle School Sch Ethnicity Pickens Middle 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.
0.17 0.70
Pickens Middle 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.
38%
51%
Pickens Middle 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.
7%
7%
Pickens Middle 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 Pickens High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (7.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hagood Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pickens Hagood Elementary School
    435 Sparks Ln
    Pickens , SC , 29671
    (864)397-1900
    0  mi  |  358  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pickens Pickens High School
    150 Blue Flame Dr
    Pickens , SC , 29671
    (864)397-3600
    0.7  mi  |  1387  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pickens Pickens Elementary School
    567 Hampton Ave
    Pickens , SC , 29671
    (864)397-2300
    1.4  mi  |  491  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pickens Youth Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    698 Concord Church Rd
    Pickens , SC , 29671
    (864)878-1103
    Charter School
    3.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Liberty Pickens County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    990 Chastain Rd
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-4500
    Vocational School
    4.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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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 0.28, 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.