Douglas Elementary School

  • Douglas Elementary School serves 274 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Douglas Elementary School operates within the Edgefield 01 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 274 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students274 students
Douglas Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Douglas Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Douglas Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeDouglas Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
Douglas Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Douglas Elementary School Asian Students (2006-2007)
Hispanic
15%
8%
Douglas Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
56%
35%
Douglas Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
26%
52%
Douglas Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Douglas Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDouglas 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.
0.600.61
Douglas 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.
72%
50%
Douglas 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.
6%
5%
Douglas Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Edgefield 01 School District's student population of 3,979 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,104 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,360 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameEdgefield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed3,9793,454
Edgefield 01 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$43 MM$38 MM
Edgefield 01 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$40 MM$39 MM
Edgefield 01 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,104$9,366
Edgefield 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,360$9,666
Edgefield 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

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