St. Matthews K-8 School



St. Matthews K-8 School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

St. Matthews K-8 School Students by Grade
PK 57
K 72
1 63
2 73
3 67
4 69
5 62
6 67
7 68
8 63
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

St. Matthews K-8 School is a public elementary school located in St. Matthews, SC in the Calhoun 01 School District. It enrolls 661 students in grades 1st through 12th. St. Matthews K-8 School is the 205th largest public school in South Carolina and the 9,900th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 661
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 45

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St. Matthews K-8 School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 356
(54%)
694
(52%)
 Female 305
(46%)
643
(48%)

St. Matthews K-8 School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 535
(81%)
737
(55%)
 White 74
(11%)
510
(38%)
 Hispanic 44
(7%)
74
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

St. Matthews K-8 School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 661
(100%)
1,337
(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, St. Matthews K-8 School is ranked 35th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of St. Matthews K-8 School 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.

St. Matthews K-8 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 694
2010 689
2011 657
2012 667
2013 672
2014 650
2015 661

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 14.8
2010 15
2011 15.3
2012 15.9
2013 16
2014 15.5
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.92939481268012
2010 0.93323657474601
2011 0.94216133942161
2012 0.97451274362819
2013 0.97321428571429
2014 0.95076923076923
2015 1

Compare St. Matthews K-8 School 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 100.0%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
St. Matthews K-8 School
St. Matthews, SC
Public PK - 08 661 14.7:1  
Calhoun Academy
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Private PK - 12 310 12:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 774 19.4:1 11 miles
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Public 06 - 08 344 18.1:1 12 miles
Garden City Preparatory Academy for Boys
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Public 06 - 12 69 13.8:1 12 miles
Orangeburg Preparatory School
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Private PK - 12 678 12:1 12 miles
Whittaker Elementary
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Public PK - 05 528 19.6:1 13 miles
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Public PK - 05 144 8.5:1 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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