Chestnut Oaks Middle School

Tel: (803)775-7272
Grades: 6-8

517 students

Chestnut Oaks Middle School serves 517 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Chestnut Oaks Middle School operates within the Sumter 01 School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 517 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade Chestnut Oaks Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from : over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
89%
37%
White
7%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Chestnut Oaks Middle School Sch Ethnicity Chestnut Oaks 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.
0.20 0.70
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.
86% 51%
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.
4% 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,333 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
School District Name Sumter 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 7,333 4,051
Sumter 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $37 MM
Sumter 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $94 MM $43 MM
Sumter 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,356 $9,170
Sumter 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,798 $10,604
Sumter 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 Crestwood High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bates Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crosswell Drive Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sumter Crestwood High School
    2000 Oswego Rd
    Sumter , SC , 29153
    (803)469-6200
    0.9  mi  |  1165  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sumter Crosswell Drive Elementary School
    Magnet School
    301 Crosswell Dr
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)775-0679
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  601  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sumter Lemira Elementary School
    952 Fulton St
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)775-0658
    2.1  mi  |  558  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sumter Willow Drive Elementary School
    Magnet School
    26 Willow Dr
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)773-5796
    Magnet School
    2.7  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sumter Bates Middle School
    Magnet School
    715 Estate St
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)775-0711
    Magnet School
    3.5  mi  |  752  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Sumter, 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 0.52, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Sumter is Shaw Heights Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.