Bridge Creek Elementary



Bridge Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bridge Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 31
K 94
1 88
2 97
3 84
4 88
5 105
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bridge Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Elgin, SC in the Richland 02 School District. It enrolls 587 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bridge Creek Elementary is the 265th largest public school in South Carolina and the 14,202nd largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.2

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Bridge Creek Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 296
(50%)
9,143
(49%)
 Male 291
(50%)
9,528
(51%)

Bridge Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 402
(68%)
10,805
(58%)
 White 93
(16%)
5,194
(28%)
 Hispanic 52
(9%)
1,394
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
642
(3%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
554
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
46
(0%)

Bridge Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 285
(49%)
7,816
(42%)
 Not Eligible 194
(33%)
9,088
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 108
(18%)
1,767
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 692 ranked schools in South Carolina, Bridge Creek Elementary is ranked 225th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bridge Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Bridge Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 435
2009 481
2010 599
2011 591
2012 587

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 12.4
2009 14.1
2010 14.6
2011 14.3
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.50804597701149
2009 0.54469854469854
2010 0.5542570951586
2011 0.59560067681895
2012 0.66950596252129

Compare Bridge Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,453.7% 14.5:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 67.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 587 15:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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