Powdersville Middle School

135 Hood Road
Greenville, SC 29611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Powdersville Middle School serves 685 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Powdersville Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

Powdersville Middle School's student population of 685 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Powdersville Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Powdersville Middle School is 0.38, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#262 out of 1142 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
78%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Powdersville Middle School is Powdersville High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tanglewood Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Powdersville Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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