Pickens Elementary



Pickens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pickens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 41
K 76
1 87
2 87
3 70
4 81
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pickens Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pickens, SC in the Pickens 01 School District. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pickens Elementary is the 386th largest public school in South Carolina and the 21,733rd largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.1

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Pickens Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 257
(51%)
5,924
(51%)
 Female 245
(49%)
5,641
(49%)

Pickens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 441
(88%)
9,206
(80%)
 Hispanic 25
(5%)
804
(7%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
561
(5%)
 Black 16
(3%)
793
(7%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
186
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Pickens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(50%)
5,333
(46%)
 Not Eligible 224
(45%)
5,578
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(6%)
654
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Pickens Elementary is ranked 461st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pickens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Pickens Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 504
2006 529
2007 529
2008 537
2009 518
2010 460
2011 491
2012 484
2013 482
2014 460
2015 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 9.6
2007 15.4
2008 14.3
2009 15.9
2010 16.5
2011 16.5
2012 16
2013 16.2
2014 16.1
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47619047619048
2006 0.4234404536862
2007 0.45557655954631
2008 0.47858472998138
2009 0.54247104247104
2010 0.49347826086957
2011 0.4949083503055
2012 0.56404958677686
2013 0.53319502074689
2014 0.48913043478261
2015 0.55378486055777

Compare Pickens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 55.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pickens Elementary
Pickens, SC
Public PK - 05 502 18.5:1  
Pickens Middle School
Pickens, SC
Public 06 - 08 636 16.4:1 1 miles
Lakeview Christian School
Pickens, SC
Private PK - 12 164 9:1 2 miles
Hagood Elementary
Pickens, SC
Public PK - 05 299 15.3:1 2 miles
Youth Leadership Academy Charter
Pickens, SC
Public 06 - 08 143 15.5:1 4 miles
Liberty Elementary
Liberty, SC
Public PK - 05 517 14.2:1 6 miles
A. R. Lewis Elementary
Pickens, SC
Public PK - 05 208 13.9:1 6 miles
Mckissick Elementary
Easley, SC
Public PK - 05 407 14.5:1 6 miles
East End Elementary
Easley, SC
Public PK - 05 750 18.7:1 7 miles
Richard H. Gettys Middle School
Easley, SC
Public 06 - 08 1,298 17.2:1 7 miles
Ambler Elementary
Pickens, SC
Public PK - 05 251 16.7:1 7 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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