Pickens Middle School

Pickens Middle School serves 756 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% 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 756 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 756 students
Pickens Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Pickens Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Pickens Middle 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 0.15 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 15:1
Pickens Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Pickens Middle School Hispanic (1998-2013)
Black
3%
36%
Pickens Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
92%
52%
Pickens Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
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.
0.15 0.41
Pickens Middle 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.
41%
52%
Pickens Middle 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.
10%
7%
Pickens Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,735 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 16,735 3,923
Pickens 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $172 MM n/a
District Spending $183 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,337 $0
Pickens 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,970 $0
Pickens 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 Pickens High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Youth Leadership Academy Charter (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hagood Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PickensHagood Elementary School
    435 Sparks Ln
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-1900
    0.5 mi | 330 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PickensPickens High School
    150 Blue Flame Dr
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-3600
    0.8 mi | 1411 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PickensPickens Elementary School
    567 Hampton Ave
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-2300
    1.5 mi | 484 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PickensYouth Leadership Academy Charter
    Charter School
    698 Concord Church Rd
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)878-1103
    Charter School

    3.6 mi | 48 students | Gr. 6-7                      
  • LibertyPickens County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    990 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4500
    Vocational School

    4.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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