Sandel Elementary



Sandel Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sandel Elementary Students by Grade
PK 30
K 113
1 119
2 103
3 102
4 97
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sandel Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbia, SC in the Richland 01 School District. It enrolls 650 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sandel Elementary is the 214th largest public school in South Carolina and the 10,497th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 650
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 48

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Sandel Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 345
(53%)
8,882
(49%)
 Male 305
(47%)
9,104
(51%)

Sandel Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 503
(77%)
12,934
(72%)
 Asian 46
(7%)
256
(1%)
 Hispanic 41
(6%)
863
(5%)
 Two or More 28
(4%)
681
(4%)
 White 26
(4%)
3,221
(18%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
17
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)

Sandel Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 650
(100%)
17,983
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Sandel Elementary is ranked 40th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sandel Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

Sandel Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 489
2006 507
2007 500
2008 483
2009 532
2010 539
2011 540
2012 577
2013 591
2014 642
2015 650

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 11.5
2007 13.9
2008 15.6
2009 16.6
2010 15.4
2011 14.2
2012 14.8
2013 14.4
2014 15.3
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82208588957055
2006 0.78500986193294
2007 0.774
2008 0.77639751552795
2009 0.80075187969925
2010 0.8330241187384
2011 0.8537037037037
2012 0.87521663778163
2013 0.85109983079526
2014 0.77881619937695
2015 1

Compare Sandel Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
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 100.0%
 

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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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