James Island Middle School



James Island Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Island Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 107
7 119
8 121
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Island Middle School is a public elementary school located in Charleston, SC in the Charleston 01 School District. It enrolls 347 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 347
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23

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James Island Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 196
(56%)
18,856
(51%)
 Female 151
(44%)
17,949
(49%)

James Island Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 207
(60%)
16,856
(46%)
 Black 112
(32%)
14,892
(40%)
 Hispanic 14
(4%)
3,325
(9%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
1,055
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
90
(0%)

James Island Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 186
(54%)
19,623
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 131
(38%)
15,966
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(9%)
1,216
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of James Island Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.4%) is 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.

James Island Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 550
2006 526
2007 473
2008 442
2009 397
2010 389
2011 358
2012 347
2013 356
2014 345
2015 347

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 11.1
2007 14.1
2008 12.6
2009 15.6
2010 14.4
2011 13.3
2012 14
2013 15.5
2014 14.4
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37090909090909
2006 0.393536121673
2007 0.39746300211416
2008 0.44117647058824
2009 0.4911838790932
2010 0.43444730077121
2011 0.53072625698324
2012 0.5850144092219
2013 0.5814606741573
2014 0.52173913043478
2015 0.46397694524496

Compare James Island Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

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James Island Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 347 15.1:1  
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Porter-Gaud School
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Private 01 - 12 893 9:1 3 miles
James Island Elementary
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Public PK - 05 537 16.9:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 642 17.3:1 3 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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