J. Paul Truluck Middle School

319 Carlisle St, Lake City, SC 29560 | (843) 374-8685
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 308
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  • Mailing Address: P.o. Box 1239, Lake City, SC 29560
  • Principal or Admin: Katherene Tisdale
  • Fax: (843) 374-7341
  • Website: jptms.florence3.k12.sc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 308
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 150 (48.7%)
  • Females: 157 (51.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 18 (5.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 249 (80.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 267 (86.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black20064.9%
Asian10.3%
Hispanic51.6%
White10132.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For J. Paul Truluck Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade10634.4%
7th Grade10333.4%
8th Grade9932.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 76%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:24%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,412
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
J. Paul Truluck Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,76116%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,06084%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that J. Paul Truluck Middle School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PASS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

PASS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201072.5%75.9%64.7%
200983.7%87.7%68.0%
 
Math Test
201051.0%47.5%70.3%
200966.4%55.7%70.3%
 
Science Test
201031.4%37.0%60.9%
200943.4%40.8%63.9%
 
Social Studies Test
201084.3%80.3%79.4%
200984.6%73.6%79.6%
 
Writing Test
201065.7%61.7%71.9%
200955.8%51.6%70.3%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201088.0%89.4%63.3%
200981.9%79.9%69.4%
 
Math Test
201051.4%48.2%67.0%
200962.9%62.9%69.5%
 
Science Test
201067.0%56.6%73.3%
200961.5%59.2%71.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201059.6%59.2%62.0%
200961.0%57.2%60.3%
 
Writing Test
201044.8%51.5%69.7%
200960.2%57.1%70.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201083.8%83.5%66.7%
200978.9%82.0%71.4%
 
Math Test
201055.9%52.5%63.4%
200944.0%42.4%62.6%
 
Science Test
201052.2%51.0%67.7%
200944.7%42.7%62.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201061.7%55.0%68.8%
200961.7%52.6%69.6%
 
Writing Test
201052.7%54.8%71.9%
200951.1%44.4%68.1%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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