Lake Murray Elementary



Lake Murray Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Murray Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 154
1 163
2 161
3 196
4 187
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lake Murray Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chapin, SC in the Lexington 05 School District. It enrolls 861 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lake Murray Elementary is the 58th largest public school in South Carolina and the 3,010th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 861
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 49

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Lake Murray Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 448
(52%)
4,955
(52%)
 Female 413
(48%)
4,644
(48%)

Lake Murray Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 777
(90%)
5,582
(58%)
 Hispanic 30
(3%)
383
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
434
(5%)
 Black 19
(2%)
2,867
(30%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
271
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
32
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Lake Murray Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 768
(89%)
5,735
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(8%)
3,233
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(3%)
631
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Lake Murray Elementary is ranked 668th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lake Murray Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.8%) 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.

Lake Murray Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 856
2006 815
2007 813
2008 858
2009 865
2010 869
2011 846
2012 870
2013 918
2014 985
2015 861

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 12.7
2007 14.1
2008 16.6
2009 15.7
2010 15.6
2011 15.8
2012 15.8
2013 17
2014 17
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.088785046728972
2006 0.076073619631902
2007 0.06150061500615
2008 0.064102564102564
2009 0.10404624277457
2010 0.11852704257768
2011 0.1193853427896
2012 0.11264367816092
2013 0.10130718954248
2014 0.10761421319797
2015 0.10801393728223

Compare Lake Murray Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lake Murray Elementary
Chapin, SC
Public KG - 04 861 17.6:1  
Ballentine Elementary
Irmo, SC
Public KG - 05 659 15.7:1 3 miles
Chapin Elementary
Chapin, SC
Public PK - 04 722 13.9:1 4 miles
Chapin Intermediate
Chapin, SC
Public 05 - 06 718 16.3:1 4 miles
H. E. Corley Elementary
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Public PK - 05 534 13.2:1 5 miles
River Springs Elementary
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Public PK - 05 562 15.6:1 6 miles
Oak Pointe Elementary
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Public PK - 05 658 16:1 7 miles
Union Umc Kindergarten
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Private PK - KG 211 11:1 7 miles
Irmo Elementary
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Public PK - 05 504 14.2:1 7 miles
Dutch Fork Elementary
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Public PK - 05 537 13.1:1 7 miles
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Public PK - 05 433 11.8:1 8 miles
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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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