W. G. Sanders Middle School



W. G. Sanders Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W. G. Sanders Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 175
7 150
8 126
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

W. G. Sanders Middle School is a public elementary school located in Columbia, SC in the Richland 01 School District. It enrolls 451 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 451
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 41

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W. G. Sanders Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 235
(52%)
8,882
(49%)
 Male 216
(48%)
9,104
(51%)

W. G. Sanders Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 395
(88%)
12,934
(72%)
 White 35
(8%)
3,221
(18%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
681
(4%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
863
(5%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
256
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

W. G. Sanders Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 451
(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

The percentage of W. G. Sanders Middle School 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.

W. G. Sanders Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 528
2006 476
2007 433
2008 400
2009 412
2010 411
2011 409
2012 395
2013 391
2014 397
2015 451

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 8.7
2007 11.4
2008 12.1
2009 13.3
2010 13.7
2011 14.1
2012 12.3
2013 13.5
2014 10.2
2015 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76704545454545
2006 0.80672268907563
2007 0.71824480369515
2008 0.6825
2009 0.77427184466019
2010 0.79075425790754
2011 0.8239608801956
2012 0.77721518987342
2013 0.79283887468031
2014 0.77581863979849
2015 1

Compare W. G. Sanders Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
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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W. G. Sanders Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 451 11:1  
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Public PK - 05 419 12.5:1 2 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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