Palmetto Middle School

  • Palmetto Middle School serves 318 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (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 19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Palmetto Middle School's student population of 318 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmetto Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmetto Middle School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#1087 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
70%
34%
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White
21%
51%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmetto Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.47n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmetto Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion 10 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mullins North Mullins Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 434 students
    1.1 miles
    105 Charles Street
    Mullins, SC 29574
    (843)464-3750
    1.1 PK-2 434
  • Mullins Mccormick Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 361 students
    1.6 miles
    1123 Sandy Bluff Road
    Mullins, SC 29574
    (843)464-3760
    1.6 3-5 361
  • Mullins Mullins High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 428 students
    2.2 miles
    747 Miller's Road
    Mullins, SC 29574
    (843)464-3710
    2.2 9-12 428
  • Marion Marion Intermediate
    Grades: 3-5 | 641 students
    6.0 miles
    2320 North Highway 41-a
    Marion, SC 29571
    (843)423-8345
    6.0 3-5 641
  • Marion Easterling Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 715 students
    7.3 miles
    600 East Northside Avenue
    Marion, SC 29571
    (843)423-8335
    7.3 PK-2 715

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