Pelion High School



Pelion High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pelion High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 221
10 177
11 157
12 183

Pelion High School is a public high school of the Lexington 01 School District located in Pelion, SC. It has 738 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pelion High School is the 131st largest public high school in South Carolina and the 7,937th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 738
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.3

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Pelion High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 374
(51%)
3,551
(49%)
 Male 364
(49%)
3,689
(51%)

Pelion High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 607
(82%)
5,605
(77%)
 Black 57
(8%)
775
(11%)
 Hispanic 51
(7%)
469
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
225
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
143
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Pelion High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 389
(53%)
1,822
(25%)
 Not Eligible 277
(38%)
5,011
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(10%)
407
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pelion High School is ranked 121st out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pelion High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.7%. 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.

Pelion High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 745
2006 759
2007 791
2008 785
2009 766
2010 719
2011 703
2012 745
2013 758
2014 756
2015 738

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 11.4
2007 14.6
2008 16.7
2009 14.3
2010 13.3
2011 12.9
2012 12.2
2013 13.9
2014 12.7
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48859060402685
2006 0.58761528326746
2007 0.45891276864728
2008 0.52611464968153
2009 0.61488250652742
2010 0.61474269819193
2011 0.63157894736842
2012 0.64697986577181
2013 0.69261213720317
2014 0.5978835978836
2015 0.62466124661247

Compare Pelion High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 62.5%
 

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