Pontiac Elementary



Pontiac Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pontiac Elementary Students by Grade
PK 87
K 98
1 99
2 108
3 95
4 98
5 104
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 689 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pontiac Elementary is the 176th largest public school in South Carolina and the 8,541st largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 689
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 53

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Pontiac Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 345
(50%)
9,437
(49%)
 Male 344
(50%)
9,817
(51%)

Pontiac Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 344
(50%)
11,036
(57%)
 White 192
(28%)
4,845
(25%)
 Hispanic 100
(15%)
1,882
(10%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
853
(4%)
 Asian 23
(3%)
558
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
44
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
36
(0%)

Pontiac Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 362
(53%)
9,858
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 289
(42%)
7,859
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(6%)
1,537
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Pontiac Elementary is ranked 374th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pontiac Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.5%) 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.

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
2013 688
2014 721
2015 689

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
2013 13.2
2014 13.5
2015 13

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
2013 0.51017441860465
2014 0.43550624133148
2015 0.47460087082729

Compare Pontiac Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

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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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