Forts Pond Elementary



Forts Pond Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forts Pond Elementary Students by Grade
PK 34
K 102
1 91
2 93
3 99
4 93
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forts Pond Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pelion, SC in the Lexington 01 School District. It enrolls 590 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forts Pond Elementary is the 283rd largest public school in South Carolina and the 14,347th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 590
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.9

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Forts Pond Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 304
(52%)
9,245
(52%)
 Female 286
(48%)
8,627
(48%)

Forts Pond Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 470
(80%)
13,392
(75%)
 Hispanic 54
(9%)
1,396
(8%)
 Black 32
(5%)
1,927
(11%)
 Two or More 28
(5%)
673
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
48
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
422
(2%)

Forts Pond Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 390
(66%)
5,746
(32%)
 Not Eligible 134
(23%)
11,098
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(11%)
1,028
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Forts Pond Elementary is ranked 172nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forts Pond Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) 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.

Forts Pond Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 492
2009 512
2010 506
2011 489
2012 508
2013 527
2014 592
2015 590

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 14
2010 14.2
2011 14
2012 15.4
2013 15.5
2014 15.6
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.64430894308943
2009 0.71875
2010 0.72727272727273
2011 0.76073619631902
2012 0.79527559055118
2013 0.81024667931689
2014 0.73986486486486
2015 0.7728813559322

Compare Forts Pond 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 77.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Forts Pond Elementary
Pelion, SC
Public PK - 05 590 14.8:1  
Pelion Middle School
Pelion, SC
Public 06 - 08 557 12.4:1 2 miles
Pelion Elementary
Pelion, SC
Public PK - 05 639 14.7:1 2 miles
Carolina Springs Elementary
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Public PK - 05 768 15.5:1 8 miles
Lexington Four Early Childhood Center
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Public PK - KG 622 21.3:1 9 miles
Sandhills Primary
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Public 01 - 02 508 18.1:1 9 miles
Sandhills Elementary
Swansea, SC
Public 03 - 04 548 18.9:1 9 miles
Carolina Springs Middle School
Lexington, SC
Public 06 - 08 817 14.2:1 9 miles
Frances F. Mack Intermediate
Gaston, SC
Public 05 - 06 472 16.3:1 10 miles
Deerfield Elementary
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Public PK - 05 585 16.6:1 10 miles
Heritage Christian Academy
Lexington, SC
Private KG - 09 89 6:1 13 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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