Mellichamp Elementary



Mellichamp Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mellichamp Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 65
1 80
2 75
3 69
4 49
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mellichamp Elementary is a public elementary school located in Orangeburg, SC in the Orangeburg 05 School District. It enrolls 437 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mellichamp Elementary is the 466th largest public school in South Carolina and the 28,213th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 437
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29

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Mellichamp Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 248
(57%)
2,653
(51%)
 Female 189
(43%)
2,513
(49%)

Mellichamp Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 400
(92%)
4,423
(86%)
 Hispanic 16
(4%)
157
(3%)
 White 15
(3%)
504
(10%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
47
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Mellichamp Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 437
(100%)
5,166
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Mellichamp Elementary is ranked 191st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mellichamp Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

Mellichamp Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 273
2006 269
2007 287
2008 317
2009 324
2010 314
2011 325
2012 382
2013 412
2014 489
2015 437

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 4.7
2007 11
2008 12.2
2009 13.5
2010 14.3
2011 13.3
2012 15.3
2013 16.5
2014 17.5
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92673992673993
2006 0.93308550185874
2007 0.92334494773519
2008 0.9211356466877
2009 0.92283950617284
2010 0.75477707006369
2011 0.94769230769231
2012 0.95287958115183
2013 0.94902912621359
2014 0.76278118609407
2015 1

Compare Mellichamp Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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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