R. C. Edwards Middle School



R. C. Edwards Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

R. C. Edwards Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 269
7 271
8 249
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

R. C. Edwards Middle School is a public elementary school located in Central, SC in the Pickens 01 School District. It enrolls 789 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 789
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.6

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R. C. Edwards Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 407
(52%)
5,924
(51%)
 Female 382
(48%)
5,641
(49%)

R. C. Edwards Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 600
(76%)
9,206
(80%)
 Black 74
(9%)
793
(7%)
 Two or More 40
(5%)
561
(5%)
 Asian 39
(5%)
186
(2%)
 Hispanic 36
(5%)
804
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

R. C. Edwards Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 538
(68%)
5,578
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(27%)
5,333
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(4%)
654
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of R. C. Edwards Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.8%) is significantly 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.

R. C. Edwards Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 795
2006 772
2007 794
2008 783
2009 791
2010 768
2011 764
2012 766
2013 766
2014 782
2015 789

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 12.8
2007 15.4
2008 14.9
2009 16.5
2010 18.1
2011 17.6
2012 17.2
2013 17
2014 17.2
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29308176100629
2006 0.33031088082902
2007 0.32871536523929
2008 0.33716475095785
2009 0.3590391908976
2010 0.36328125
2011 0.38219895287958
2012 0.37467362924282
2013 0.33812010443864
2014 0.32225063938619
2015 0.31812420785805

Compare R. C. Edwards Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

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R. C. Edwards Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 789 18.1:1  
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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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