School Details

Pickens Middle School

140 Torch Lane, Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 397-4100
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 833 students 13 students/teacher (SC avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

67%
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72%
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74%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2013-2014 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • Pickens 01 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
72%
68%
68%
74%
69%
76%
80%
74%
60%
70%
67%
76%
78%
74%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2013-2014 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • Pickens 01 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
68%
67%
69%
69%
70%
67%
73%
69%
60%
70%
70%
76%
77%
72%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2013-2014 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • Pickens 01 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Pickens Middle School is a public middle school in Pickens. The principal of Pickens Middle School is Elizabeth Floyd, who can be contacted at libbafloyd@pickens.k12.sc.us. 833 children attend Pickens Middle School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 46% of the 833 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Pickens Middle School is 13:1. Lakeview Christian School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 92% 83%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 7%
Multiracial 3% 4%
Hispanic 1% 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 1%
Asian 0.2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 47%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    It has such a warm and friendly atmosphere

  • (6 years ago)

    Pickens Middle has great teachers and they care about the students!This school deserves the best!The pep ralleys are fun and school lunches are yummy!I couldnt transfer any where else!

  • (10 years ago)

    This is a very great school. Our education has really grown. The students here are good behaved. It is a violence free school and drug free.

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