Central Elementary School

  • Central Elementary School serves 367 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Central Elementary School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students367 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Central Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCentral Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Central Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Central Elementary School Asian Students (2000-2015)
Hispanic
17%
8%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
16%
35%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
61%
52%
Central Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Central Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.580.61
Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
52%
50%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pickens 01 School District's student population of 16,619 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,316 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,931 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District NamePickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
6
Number of Students Managed16,6193,454
Pickens 01 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$173 MM$38 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$200 MM$39 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,316$9,366
Pickens 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,931$9,666
Pickens 01 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CentralR. C. Edwards Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 782 students
    2.7 miles
    1157 Madden Bridge Road
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-4200
    2.76-8782
  • LibertyChastain Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
    3.2 miles
    940 Chastain Road
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4800
    3.2PK-5569
  • Central D. W. Daniel High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1101 students
    3.2 miles
    140 Blue And Gold Boulevard
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-2900
    3.29-121101
  • ClemsonClemson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 882 students
    3.8 miles
    581 Berkeley Drive
    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
    3.8PK-5882
  • LibertyLiberty High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 689 students
    5 miles
    124 Red Devil Drive
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-2600
    59-12689

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
January 01, 2018
The city of New York has announced they are bringing back mandatory sex-ed courses for the first time in 20 years, in light of skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates far above the national average.
January 01, 2018
We’ll look at the many challenges facing schools in New York and New Jersey, as they struggle to get ready for students and balance the ongoing need to provide shelter to those displaced by the storm.
January 01, 2018
Students have headed back to school across the country, but are greeted by new security technology and armed security guards. We take a look at Post-Newtown public education.