Thomas C. Cario Middle School

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3500 Thomas Cario Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Thomas C. Cario Middle School serves 1,193 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 72% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Thomas C. Cario Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Thomas C. Cario Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Thomas C. Cario Middle School's student population of 1,193 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas C. Cario Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Thomas C. Cario Middle School is 0.24, 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
#105 out of 1142 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
6%
34%
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White
87%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas C. Cario Middle School is Wando High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Philip Simmons Middle School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles Pinckney Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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