Edith L. Frierson Elementary



Edith L. Frierson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edith L. Frierson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 7
K 17
1 16
2 13
3 10
4 16
5 13
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edith L. Frierson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wadmalaw Island, SC in the Charleston 01 School District. It enrolls 92 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edith L. Frierson Elementary is the 697th largest public school in South Carolina and the 53,431st largest nationally. It has 7.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 92
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.6

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Edith L. Frierson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 58
(63%)
17,949
(49%)
 Male 34
(37%)
18,856
(51%)

Edith L. Frierson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 86
(93%)
14,892
(40%)
 Hispanic 3
(3%)
3,325
(9%)
 White 2
(2%)
16,856
(46%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1,055
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
90
(0%)

Edith L. Frierson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 69
(75%)
15,966
(43%)
 Not Eligible 20
(22%)
19,623
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
1,216
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Edith L. Frierson Elementary is ranked 682nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edith L. Frierson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.3%) 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.

Edith L. Frierson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 139
2006 148
2007 140
2008 123
2009 121
2010 144
2011 132
2012 144
2013 135
2014 118
2015 92

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 8.5
2007 12.3
2008 10.8
2009 12.1
2010 16
2011 12
2012 13.1
2013 15
2014 11.8
2015 7.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86330935251799
2006 0.84459459459459
2007 0.89285714285714
2008 0.8780487804878
2009 0.96694214876033
2010 0.90972222222222
2011 0.90151515151515
2012 0.94444444444444
2013 0.85185185185185
2014 0.72881355932203
2015 0.78260869565217

Compare Edith L. Frierson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
790.0% 7.9:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 78.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Edith L. Frierson Elementary
Wadmalaw Island, SC
Public PK - 05 92 7.9:1  
Lowcountry Leadership Charter School
Hollywood, SC
Public KG - 11 485 13.1:1 7 miles
Jane Edwards Elementary
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Public PK - 05 53 4:1 8 miles
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Public 06 - 12 473 8.8:1 8 miles
Angel Oak Elementary
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Public PK - 05 416 12.3:1 8 miles
Mt. Zion Elementary
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Public PK - 05 266 15.6:1 9 miles
Charleston Collegiate School
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Private PK - 12 252 9:1 9 miles
Haut Gap Middle School
Johns Island, SC
Public 05 - 08 488 13.9:1 9 miles
E.b. Ellington Elementary
Ravenel, SC
Public PK - 05 383 14.3:1 11 miles
Minnie Hughes Elementary
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Public PK - 05 228 12.5:1 12 miles
C. E. Williams Middle School for Creative & Scientific Arts
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Public 06 - 08 636 15.2:1 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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