Bluffton Middle School

  • Bluffton Middle School serves 751 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Bluffton Middle School's student population of 751 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students751 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bluffton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bluffton Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#533 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
47%
9%
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Black
13%
34%
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White
36%
51%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bluffton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.640.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeaufort 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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