Palmetto Middle School

305 O'neal Street
Mullins, SC 29574
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Bottom 50%
Serving 349 students in grades 6-8, Palmetto Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50% in SC
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Palmetto Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

Palmetto Middle School's student population of 349 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Palmetto Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,154 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Palmetto Middle School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (SC)
#1147 out of 1154 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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7%
41%
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17%
52%
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15-19%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
9%
12%
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Black
72%
32%
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White
17%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palmetto Middle School's ranking?
Palmetto Middle School is ranked #1147 out of 1,154 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are Palmetto Middle School often compared to?
Palmetto Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Johnakin Middle School, Creek Bridge Stem Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% SC state average), while 17% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SC state average).
How many students attend Palmetto Middle School?
349 students attend Palmetto Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Palmetto Middle School students are Black, 17% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palmetto Middle School?
Palmetto Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Palmetto Middle School offer ?
Palmetto Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Palmetto Middle School part of?
Palmetto Middle School is part of Marion 10 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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