Wilder Elementary School

975 South Main St

Sumter, SC 29150

Tel: (803)773-5723
Grades: PK-5

448 students

Wilder Elementary School serves 448 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Wilder Elementary School operates within the Sumter 01 School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 448 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade Wilder Elementary 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
76%
37%
White
19%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Wilder Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wilder 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.
0.39 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.
61% 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.
5% 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,733 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Sumter 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 8,733 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 Lakewood High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bates Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingsbury Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SumterBates Middle School
    Magnet School
    715 Estate St
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)775-0711
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | 752 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SumterKingsbury Elementary School
    825 Kingsbury Rd
    SumterSC 29154
    (803)775-6244
    1.5 mi | 683 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SumterLemira Elementary School
    952 Fulton St
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)775-0658
    1.5 mi | 558 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SumterLakewood High School
    350 Old Manning Rd
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)506-2700
    2.3 mi | 1112 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SumterCrosswell Drive Elementary School
    Magnet School
    301 Crosswell Dr
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)775-0679
    Magnet School

    2.6 mi | 601 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.41, which is lower 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.