Sandhills Middle School



Sandhills Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sandhills Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 275
8 225
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sandhills Middle School is a public high school of the Lexington 04 School District located in Gaston, SC. It has 500 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29

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Sandhills Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 279
(56%)
749
(53%)
 Female 221
(44%)
659
(47%)

Sandhills Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 342
(68%)
978
(69%)
 Black 96
(19%)
304
(22%)
 Hispanic 36
(7%)
86
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
28
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sandhills Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 356
(71%)
934
(66%)
 Not Eligible 103
(21%)
373
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(8%)
101
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sandhills Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

Sandhills Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 565
2006 545
2007 512
2008 497
2009 510
2010 491
2011 449
2012 500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 10.5
2007 14.2
2008 18.4
2009 13.4
2010 13.6
2011 15
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68495575221239
2006 0.68440366972477
2007 0.693359375
2008 0.72434607645875
2009 0.72745098039216
2010 0.74745417515275
2011 0.7706013363029
2012 0.794

Compare Sandhills Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
This School 79.4%
 

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