Robert E. Howard Middle School serves 421 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Robert E. Howard Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

Robert E. Howard Middle School's student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
421 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Robert E. Howard Middle School is 0.15, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
11%
Black
92%
33%
White
2%
49%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Robert E. Howard Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.15
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Robert E. Howard Middle School's ranking?

Robert E. Howard Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

What schools are Robert E. Howard Middle School often compared to?

Robert E. Howard Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like William J. Clark Middle School, Felton Laboratory Charter School by visitors of our site.

How many students attend Robert E. Howard Middle School?

421 students attend Robert E. Howard Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

92% of Robert E. Howard Middle School students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Robert E. Howard Middle School?

Robert E. Howard Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Robert E. Howard Middle School offer ?

Robert E. Howard Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Robert E. Howard Middle School part of?

Robert E. Howard Middle School is part of Orangeburg School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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