Ware Shoals Primary



Ware Shoals Primary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ware Shoals Primary Students by Grade
PK 62
K 71
1 75
2 74
3 74
4 61
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ware Shoals Primary is a public elementary school located in Ware Shoals, SC in the Greenwood 51 School District. It enrolls 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ware Shoals Primary is the 494th largest public school in South Carolina and the 30,336th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28

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Ware Shoals Primary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(54%)
352
(52%)
 Female 193
(46%)
321
(48%)

Ware Shoals Primary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 297
(71%)
492
(73%)
 Black 67
(16%)
107
(16%)
 Two or More 31
(7%)
40
(6%)
 Hispanic 18
(4%)
30
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ware Shoals Primary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 280
(67%)
434
(64%)
 Not Eligible 119
(29%)
208
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
31
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Ware Shoals Primary is ranked 423rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ware Shoals Primary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.5%) 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.

Ware Shoals Primary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 405
2006 372
2007 338
2008 331
2009 329
2010 317
2011 338
2012 356
2013 344
2014 412
2015 417

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 8.5
2007 13.6
2008 13.8
2009 13.2
2010 13.8
2011 15
2012 14.7
2013 14.2
2014 15.3
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61728395061728
2006 0.60483870967742
2007 0.58284023668639
2008 0.59818731117825
2009 0.65045592705167
2010 0.73186119873817
2011 0.71597633136095
2012 0.74157303370787
2013 0.76744186046512
2014 0.63106796116505
2015 0.71462829736211

Compare Ware Shoals Primary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 71.5%
 

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Public PK - 04 417 14.9:1  
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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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