Palmetto Middle School
Palmetto Middle School serves 303 students in grades 6-8.
Palmetto Middle School placed 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%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).
Palmetto Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Palmetto Middle School's student population of 303 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Palmetto Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Palmetto Middle School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1091 out of 1149 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education
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