West Pelzer Elementary



West Pelzer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Pelzer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 40
K 71
1 68
2 79
3 70
4 54
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Pelzer Elementary is a public elementary school located in West Pelzer, SC in the Anderson 01 School District. It enrolls 444 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Pelzer Elementary is the 452nd largest public school in South Carolina and the 27,482nd largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 444
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27

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West Pelzer Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 245
(55%)
3,435
(51%)
 Female 199
(45%)
3,271
(49%)

West Pelzer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 388
(87%)
5,545
(83%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
419
(6%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
259
(4%)
 Black 10
(2%)
400
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
64
(1%)

West Pelzer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 254
(57%)
2,648
(39%)
 Not Eligible 158
(36%)
3,669
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(7%)
389
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, West Pelzer Elementary is ranked 446th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Pelzer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.4%) 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.

West Pelzer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 375
2006 392
2007 408
2008 416
2009 528
2010 513
2011 502
2012 469
2013 459
2014 457
2015 444

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 10.9
2007 15.1
2008 16
2009 17.6
2010 17.1
2011 16.6
2012 15.6
2013 16.4
2014 15.8
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38666666666667
2006 0.38520408163265
2007 0.33088235294118
2008 0.37019230769231
2009 0.53787878787879
2010 0.56140350877193
2011 0.57370517928287
2012 0.5863539445629
2013 0.61220043572985
2014 0.55142231947484
2015 0.64414414414414

Compare West Pelzer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 64.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 444 16.4:1  
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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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