Aiken Middle School

101 Gator Lane
Aiken, SC 29801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Aiken Middle School serves 495 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Aiken Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Aiken Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Aiken Middle School's student population of 495 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Aiken Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Aiken Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1052 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
42%
34%
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White
39%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAiken 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Aiken Middle School is Aiken High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lloyd-kennedy Charter (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Aiken Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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