Wilder Elementary School

975 South Main St

Sumter, SC 29150

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

457 students

Wilder Elementary School serves 457 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% 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 457 students
Wilder Elementary School Total Students (2012-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Wilder Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2012-2013)
Students by Grade Wilder Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Wilder Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2012-2013)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Wilder Elementary School Hispanic (2012-2013)
Black
75%
36%
Wilder Elementary School Black (2012-2013)
White
21%
52%
Wilder Elementary School White (2012-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Wilder Elementary School Two or more races (2012-2013)
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.
0.40 0.41
Wilder Elementary School Diversity Score (2012-2013)
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.
65%
52%
Wilder Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Wilder Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,672 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 8,672 4,140
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: 2013 (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 (0.7 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

    0.7 mi | 762 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SumterKingsbury Elementary School
    825 Kingsbury Rd
    SumterSC 29154
    (803)775-6244
    1.5 mi | 733 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SumterLemira Elementary School
    952 Fulton St
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)775-0658
    1.6 mi | 602 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SumterLakewood High School
    350 Old Manning Rd
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)506-2700
    2.3 mi | 1114 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SumterCrosswell Drive Elementary School
    Magnet School
    301 Crosswell Dr
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)775-0679
    Magnet School

    2.6 mi | 553 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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