Walker-Gamble Elementary



Walker-Gamble Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walker-Gamble Elementary Students by Grade
PK 41
K 76
1 82
2 89
3 74
4 80
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walker-Gamble Elementary is a public elementary school located in New Zion, SC in the Clarendon 03 School District. It enrolls 541 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walker-Gamble Elementary is the 337th largest public school in South Carolina and the 18,266th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 541
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.5

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Walker-Gamble Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 293
(54%)
625
(51%)
 Male 248
(46%)
611
(49%)

Walker-Gamble Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 344
(64%)
839
(68%)
 Black 151
(28%)
304
(25%)
 Hispanic 41
(8%)
79
(6%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Walker-Gamble Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 345
(64%)
685
(55%)
 Not Eligible 161
(30%)
478
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
73
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Walker-Gamble Elementary is ranked 286th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walker-Gamble Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.2%) is slightly 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.

Walker-Gamble Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 605
2006 612
2007 641
2008 613
2009 634
2010 637
2011 604
2012 597
2013 563
2014 563
2015 541

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 11.1
2007 14.2
2008 13.9
2009 15.8
2010 20.9
2011 15.7
2012 15.5
2013 15
2014 15
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6198347107438
2006 0.61601307189542
2007 0.5195007800312
2008 0.58727569331158
2009 0.5788643533123
2010 0.43642072213501
2011 0.47847682119205
2012 0.61809045226131
2013 0.53463587921847
2014 0.60213143872114
2015 0.70240295748614

Compare Walker-Gamble Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 70.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Walker-Gamble Elementary
New Zion, SC
Public PK - 05 541 14.8:1  
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Manning Early Childhood Center
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Public PK - 01 593 19.1:1 14 miles
Mayewood Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 158 9.3:1 15 miles
Kenneth Gardner Elementary
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Public 03 - 05 414 15.3:1 16 miles
W.M. Anderson Primary
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Public PK - 02 517 17.8:1 17 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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