Dillon Middle School

  • Dillon Middle School serves 733 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 25% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Dillon Middle School's student population of 733 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students733 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Dillon Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Dillon Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dillon Middle School is 0.52, 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#992 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
43%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dillon Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
3%
n/a
Hispanic
5%
9%
Black
65%
34%
White
24%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dillon Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dillon Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Diversity Score0.520.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDillon 04 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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