Michael C. Riley Elementary



Michael C. Riley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Michael C. Riley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 60
K 88
1 114
2 107
3 114
4 119
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Michael C. Riley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bluffton, SC in the Beaufort 01 School District. It enrolls 710 students in grades 1st through 12th. Michael C. Riley Elementary is the 159th largest public school in South Carolina and the 7,549th largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 710
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.5

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Michael C. Riley Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 364
(51%)
7,343
(49%)
 Male 346
(49%)
7,766
(51%)

Michael C. Riley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 395
(56%)
3,960
(26%)
 White 224
(32%)
5,896
(39%)
 Black 74
(10%)
4,399
(29%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
616
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
168
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

Michael C. Riley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 447
(63%)
8,855
(59%)
 Not Eligible 195
(27%)
5,457
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(10%)
797
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Michael C. Riley Elementary is ranked 112th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Michael C. Riley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Michael C. Riley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 665
2006 699
2007 881
2008 925
2009 907
2010 767
2011 764
2012 751
2013 775
2014 828
2015 710

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 9.9
2007 15.2
2008 15.9
2009 14.2
2010 13.9
2011 12.8
2012 13.3
2013 13.8
2014 13.9
2015 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42105263157895
2006 0.46065808297568
2007 0.47219069239501
2008 0.55351351351351
2009 0.48732083792723
2010 0.62972620599739
2011 0.71596858638743
2012 0.73635153129161
2013 0.74709677419355
2014 0.68115942028986
2015 0.72535211267606

Compare Michael C. Riley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 72.5%
 

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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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