660 Rawl Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Pleasant Hill Middle School serves 760 students in grades 6-8.
Pleasant Hill Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pleasant Hill Middle School's student population of 760 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
760 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Hill Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Pleasant Hill Middle School is 0.46, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#336 out of 1149 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
58%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
15%
33%
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White
72%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Pleasant Hill Middle School often compared to?

Pleasant Hill Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lexington Middle School, Meadow Glen Middle School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Pleasant Hill Middle School?

760 students attend Pleasant Hill Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

72% of Pleasant Hill Middle School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pleasant Hill Middle School?

Pleasant Hill Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Pleasant Hill Middle School offer ?

Pleasant Hill Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Pleasant Hill Middle School part of?

Pleasant Hill Middle School is part of Lexington 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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