Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary



Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary Students by Grade
PK 36
K 45
1 39
2 47
3 47
4 51
5 17
6 17
7 8
8 7
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary is a public elementary school located in North Charleston, SC in the Charleston 01 School District. It enrolls 314 students in grades 1st through 12th. Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary is the 598th largest public school in South Carolina and the 40,355th largest nationally. It has 9.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 314
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.1

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Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(53%)
18,856
(51%)
 Female 147
(47%)
17,949
(49%)

Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 186
(59%)
14,892
(40%)
 White 78
(25%)
16,856
(46%)
 Hispanic 32
(10%)
3,325
(9%)
 Two or More 16
(5%)
1,055
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
90
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(62%)
15,966
(43%)
 Not Eligible 106
(34%)
19,623
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
1,216
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary is ranked 558th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.2%) 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.

Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 282
2006 303
2007 289
2008 360
2009 403
2010 321
2011 268
2012 340
2013 376
2014 317
2015 314

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.7
2006 6.5
2007 9.7
2008 12
2009 13.4
2010 11.5
2011 8.5
2012 12.1
2013 15
2014 10.1
2015 9.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96808510638298
2006 0.92739273927393
2007 0.8719723183391
2008 0.81666666666667
2009 0.81389578163772
2010 0.82554517133956
2011 0.83582089552239
2012 0.87352941176471
2013 0.81914893617021
2014 0.69400630914826
2015 0.66242038216561

Compare Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
980.0% 9.8:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 66.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary
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Public PK - 08 314 9.8:1  
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Private PK - 01 103 13:1 2 miles
North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary
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Public PK - 05 462 18.5:1 2 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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