Pocalla Springs Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2060 Bethel Church Road
Sumter, SC 29154
Phone
(803) 481-5800
District
SUMTER 01
County
SUMTER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
776
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

2

(10 is best)

Better than 16.2% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Pocalla Springs Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 50
Proficiency in Reading 32 45
Proficiency in Math 42 56

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 20 46
Proficiency in Reading 17 44
Proficiency in Math 22 48

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 17 42
Proficiency in Reading 12 39
Proficiency in Math 22 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.37
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.23
AVG FOR STATE 14.80
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 65 8.4%
Kindergarten 121 15.6%
Grade 1 112 14.4%
Grade 2 117 15.1%
Grade 3 119 15.3%
Grade 4 122 15.7%
Grade 5 120 15.5%
Total 776 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 48.2% 31.2% 52.7%
Black 46.5% 62.8% 34.6%
Hispanic 3.7% 4.3% 10.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 1.2% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 100.0% 61.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 100.0% 57.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 106,995 5,148,714
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 169
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.3% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.7% 32.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.9% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 15.5% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 41,137 1,918,780
Single Parent Households With Children 15.3% 11.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.6% 87.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.5% 27.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.0% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.6% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.8% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.3% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.2% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.0% 16.5%
$15,000 or less 15.1% 13.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,322 $91,197,792 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $914 $15,662,304 8.4%
Staff $898 $15,388,128 8.3%
General Administration $40 $685,440 0.4%
School Administration $604 $10,350,144 5.6%
Operation $1,106 $18,952,416 10.2%
Transportation $279 $4,780,944 2.6%
Other $314 $5,380,704 2.9%
Total Support $4,156 $71,217,216 38.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,355 $23,219,280 12.5%
Total Expenditures $10,832 $185,617,152 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,669 $4,426,637,206 44.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $900 $702,362,511 7.0%
Staff $637 $497,250,296 4.9%
General Administration $98 $76,483,828 0.8%
School Administration $664 $518,237,477 5.2%
Operation $1,004 $783,984,138 7.8%
Transportation $389 $303,374,162 3.0%
Other $433 $338,055,734 3.4%
Total Support $4,124 $3,219,922,703 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,081 $2,405,327,837 23.9%
Total Expenditures $12,874 $10,051,872,853 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%