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About This School

James Simons Elementary School is a public elementary school in Charleston. The principal of James Simons Elementary School is William Dixon, whose e-mail is william_dixon@charleston.k12.sc.us. 220 children attend James Simons Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Asian; and White, non-Hispanic. 85% of the 220 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at James Simons Elementary School is 11:1. New Israel Christian School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 95% 50%
Asian 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 2% 42%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 2%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Hispanic 0% 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 50%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Hard to believe this school has a 3. The school is very inviting and has caring teachers and support staff. The school is child friendly with a lot of emphasis on recognizing kids for academics and behavior.

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