William J. Clark Middle School

  • William J. Clark Middle School serves 693 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • William J. Clark Middle School's student population of 693 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students693 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William J. Clark Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William J. Clark Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#1005 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William J. Clark Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
91%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in William J. Clark Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
51%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William J. Clark Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.170.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William J. Clark Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrangeburg 05 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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