Pelion Elementary



Pelion Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pelion Elementary Students by Grade
PK 79
K 88
1 84
2 96
3 98
4 102
5 92
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pelion Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pelion, SC in the Lexington 01 School District. It enrolls 639 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pelion Elementary is the 225th largest public school in South Carolina and the 11,170th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 639
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.5

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former PE Alumni

Pelion Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 329
(51%)
8,627
(48%)
 Male 310
(49%)
9,245
(52%)

Pelion Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 488
(76%)
13,392
(75%)
 Hispanic 82
(13%)
1,396
(8%)
 Black 40
(6%)
1,927
(11%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
673
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
422
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
48
(0%)

Pelion Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 403
(63%)
5,746
(32%)
 Not Eligible 200
(31%)
11,098
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
1,028
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Pelion Elementary is ranked 187th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pelion Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.7%) 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.

Pelion Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1015
2006 994
2007 979
2008 706
2009 627
2010 626
2011 595
2012 634
2013 629
2014 660
2015 639

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 8.9
2007 13.6
2008 10.6
2009 13.4
2010 14.9
2011 14.5
2012 15.1
2013 15.7
2014 15.3
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57241379310345
2006 0.58249496981891
2007 0.58222676200204
2008 0.60906515580737
2009 0.68580542264753
2010 0.69648562300319
2011 0.71428571428571
2012 0.76971608832808
2013 0.71224165341812
2014 0.64545454545455
2015 0.68701095461659

Compare Pelion Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 68.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pelion Elementary
Pelion, SC
Public PK - 05 639 14.7:1  
Pelion Middle School
Pelion, SC
Public 06 - 08 557 12.4:1 1 miles
Forts Pond Elementary
Pelion, SC
Public PK - 05 590 14.8:1 2 miles
Lexington Four Early Childhood Center
Swansea, SC
Public PK - KG 622 21.3:1 9 miles
Sandhills Primary
Swansea, SC
Public 01 - 02 508 18.1:1 9 miles
Sandhills Elementary
Swansea, SC
Public 03 - 04 548 18.9:1 9 miles
Carolina Springs Elementary
Lexington, SC
Public PK - 05 768 15.5:1 10 miles
Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School
Wagener, SC
Public PK - 08 745 14.4:1 10 miles
Carolina Springs Middle School
Lexington, SC
Public 06 - 08 817 14.2:1 10 miles
Frances F. Mack Intermediate
Gaston, SC
Public 05 - 06 472 16.3:1 11 miles
Heritage Christian Academy
Lexington, SC
Private KG - 09 89 6:1 15 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2020. ElementarySchools.org.