Mt. Zion Elementary



Mt. Zion Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mt. Zion Elementary Students by Grade
PK 30
K 41
1 45
2 40
3 34
4 42
5 34
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mt. Zion Elementary is a public elementary school located in Johns Island, SC in the Charleston 01 School District. It enrolls 266 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mt. Zion Elementary is the 626th largest public school in South Carolina and the 44,344th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 266
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 17

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Mt. Zion Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 141
(53%)
17,949
(49%)
 Male 125
(47%)
18,856
(51%)

Mt. Zion Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 109
(41%)
3,325
(9%)
 Black 97
(36%)
14,892
(40%)
 White 42
(16%)
16,856
(46%)
 Two or More 16
(6%)
1,055
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
49
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
90
(0%)

Mt. Zion Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 195
(73%)
15,966
(43%)
 Not Eligible 50
(19%)
19,623
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(8%)
1,216
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Mt. Zion Elementary is ranked 547th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mt. Zion Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.2%) is 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.

Mt. Zion Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 188
2006 204
2007 204
2008 212
2009 245
2010 251
2011 253
2012 258
2013 260
2014 262
2015 266

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 7.8
2007 13.4
2008 13.2
2009 13.3
2010 12.3
2011 11.9
2012 12
2013 13
2014 14.6
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77127659574468
2006 0.82352941176471
2007 0.86764705882353
2008 0.87735849056604
2009 0.83265306122449
2010 0.76494023904382
2011 0.81818181818182
2012 0.91085271317829
2013 0.91153846153846
2014 0.77480916030534
2015 0.81203007518797

Compare Mt. Zion Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 81.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mt. Zion Elementary
Johns Island, SC
Public PK - 05 266 15.6:1  
Charleston Collegiate School
Johns Island, SC
Private PK - 12 252 9:1 3 miles
Haut Gap Middle School
Johns Island, SC
Public 05 - 08 488 13.9:1 4 miles
Angel Oak Elementary
Johns Island, SC
Public PK - 05 416 12.3:1 5 miles
James Island Elementary
Charleston, SC
Public PK - 05 537 16.9:1 5 miles
Nativity School
Charleston, SC
Private PK - 08 106 8:1 6 miles
Fort Johnson Middle School
Charleston, SC
Public 06 - 08 507 14.7:1 6 miles
Murray Lasaine Elementary
Charleston, SC
Public PK - 06 235 9.8:1 6 miles
The O'Quinn School
Charleston, SC
Private PK - KG 256 7:1 7 miles
James Island Middle School
Charleston, SC
Public 06 - 08 347 15.1:1 7 miles
James Island Christian School
Charleston, SC
Private PK - 08 92 9:1 7 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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