Bluffton Middle School



Bluffton Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bluffton Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 473
7 444
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bluffton Middle School is a public elementary school located in Bluffton, SC in the Beaufort 01 School District. It enrolls 917 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 917
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 61

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Bluffton Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 483
(53%)
7,766
(51%)
 Female 434
(47%)
7,343
(49%)

Bluffton Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 406
(44%)
5,896
(39%)
 Hispanic 352
(38%)
3,960
(26%)
 Black 114
(12%)
4,399
(29%)
 Two or More 33
(4%)
616
(4%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
168
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
36
(0%)

Bluffton Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 425
(46%)
5,457
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 413
(45%)
8,855
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(9%)
797
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Bluffton Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bluffton Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 871
2011 912
2012 1009
2013 1075
2014 1034
2015 917

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 16.4
2011 17.2
2012 15.9
2013 16
2014 15.7
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.4443168771527
2011 0.43092105263158
2012 0.53121902874133
2013 0.44372093023256
2014 0.46131528046422
2015 0.53653217011996

Compare Bluffton Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

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Public 06 - 07 917 15:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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