Prosperity-Rikard Elementary



Prosperity-Rikard Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prosperity-Rikard Elementary Students by Grade
PK 6
K 79
1 60
2 70
3 47
4 53
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prosperity-Rikard Elementary is a public elementary school located in Prosperity, SC in the Newberry 01 School District. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prosperity-Rikard Elementary is the 530th largest public school in South Carolina and the 35,256th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 22

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Prosperity-Rikard Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 186
(51%)
2,194
(50%)
 Female 178
(49%)
2,164
(50%)

Prosperity-Rikard Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 214
(59%)
2,077
(48%)
 Black 102
(28%)
1,557
(36%)
 Hispanic 29
(8%)
574
(13%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
118
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Prosperity-Rikard Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 188
(52%)
2,666
(61%)
 Not Eligible 145
(40%)
1,388
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(9%)
304
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 692 ranked schools in South Carolina, Prosperity-Rikard Elementary is ranked 518th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prosperity-Rikard Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Prosperity-Rikard Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 507
2006 523
2007 501
2008 516
2009 467
2010 361
2011 332
2012 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 10.5
2007 14.3
2008 15.6
2009 15.1
2010 15
2011 15.1
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47534516765286
2006 0.48757170172084
2007 0.46906187624751
2008 0.5406976744186
2009 0.54817987152034
2010 0.58725761772853
2011 0.56024096385542
2012 0.60164835164835

Compare Prosperity-Rikard Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,453.7% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.2%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Prosperity-Rikard Elementary
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Public PK - 05 364 16.5:1  
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Public PK - 05 416 14.9:1 8 miles
Newberry Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 676 14.4:1 8 miles
New Berry Academy
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Private PK - 12 186 8:1 8 miles
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Public PK - 05 160 16:1 12 miles
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Public PK - 05 838 14.7:1 12 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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