Palmetto Middle School
Palmetto Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)
- Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 20%)
- Palmetto Middle School's student population of 303 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-8|
|Total Students||303 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||23 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Palmetto Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (SC)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#1047 out of 1142 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||15:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Marion 10 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Mullins Mccormick Elementary School Grades: 3-5 | 367 students
1123 Sandy Bluff Road
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3760 1.6 3-5 367
- Mullins Mullins High School Grades: 9-12 | 417 students
747 Miller's Road
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3710 2.2 9-12 417
- Marion Easterling Primary Grades: PK-2 | 608 students
600 East Northside Avenue
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-8335 7.3 PK-2 608
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