Furman Middle School

  • Furman Middle School serves 775 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Furman Middle School operates within the Sumter 01 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 775 students has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 775 students
Furman Middle School Total Students (2012-2015)
Gender % Furman Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Furman Middle School Total Teachers (2012-2015)
Students by Grade Furman Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Furman Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2012-2015)
Hispanic
5%
8%
Furman Middle School Black Students (2012-2015)
Black
51%
35%
Furman Middle School Black Students (2012-2015)
White
42%
52%
Furman Middle School White Students (2012-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Furman Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Furman Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC 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.
0.57 0.42
Furman Middle School Diversity Score (2012-2015)
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.
100%
50%
Furman Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Furman Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2013)

District Comparison

  • Sumter 01 School District's student population of 8,117 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Sumter 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
6
Number of Students Managed 8,117 3,454
Sumter 01 School District Students Managed (1990-2011)
District Total Revenue n/a $39 MM
Sumter 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending n/a $38 MM
Sumter 01 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student n/a $11,413
Sumter 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student n/a $10,999
Sumter 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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    2.3 miles
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    SumterSC 29154
    (803)481-5800
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    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    3.2 miles
    200 East Clark Street
    PinewoodSC 29125
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1232 students
    7.3 miles
    350 Old Manning Road
    SumterSC 29150
    (803)506-2700
    7.39-121232
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    Grades: PK-5 | 792 students
    8.5 miles
    825 Kingsbury Road
    SumterSC 29154
    (803)775-6244
    8.5PK-5792
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    8.5 miles
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    (803)481-8575
    8.59-12n/a

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