Pontiac Elementary



Pontiac Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pontiac Elementary Students by Grade
PK 85
K 107
1 94
2 115
3 102
4 84
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pontiac Elementary is a public elementary school located in Elgin, SC in the Richland 02 School District. It enrolls 678 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pontiac Elementary is the 159th largest public school in South Carolina and the 8,666th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 678
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.2

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Pontiac Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 357
(53%)
9,528
(51%)
 Female 321
(47%)
9,143
(49%)

Pontiac Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 331
(49%)
10,805
(58%)
 White 224
(33%)
5,194
(28%)
 Hispanic 73
(11%)
1,394
(7%)
 Asian 33
(5%)
554
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
642
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
46
(0%)

Pontiac Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 313
(46%)
9,088
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 310
(46%)
7,816
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(8%)
1,767
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 692 ranked schools in South Carolina, Pontiac Elementary is ranked 267th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pontiac Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Pontiac Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 689
2006 650
2007 710
2008 754
2009 877
2010 941
2011 705
2012 678

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 9.8
2007 13.5
2008 14.6
2009 16.7
2010 14.8
2011 13.1
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5355587808418
2006 0.54769230769231
2007 0.53239436619718
2008 0.51989389920424
2009 0.48574686431015
2010 0.4144527098831
2011 0.49219858156028
2012 0.53834808259587

Compare Pontiac Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,453.7% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Public PK - 05 678 12.7:1  
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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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