South Middle School

1551 Billings Dr, Lancaster, SC 29720 | (803) 283-8416
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 621
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4 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1551 Billings Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720
  • Principal or Admin: Joyce Crimminger
  • Fax: (803) 283-8417
  • Website: www.sms.lancasterscschools.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 621
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 338 (54.4%)
  • Females: 281 (45.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 33 (5.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 390 (62.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 423 (68.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black26943.3%
Asian40.6%
Hispanic365.8%
White30949.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade21534.6%
7th Grade20633.2%
8th Grade20032.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 55%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:45%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $38,811
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
South Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,17641%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,12459%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 reviews for South Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 01, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • you donot have school menu listed destiny is picky eater so if you dont have what she likes can bring her on thank you
  • Reviewed by Teacher on October 10, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Horrible place to work...Don't let Mrs. Crimminger fool you. She is a bad leader...send your kids to another school!
  • Reviewed by Student on June 13, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i'm gonna miss south
    but i'm not gonna miss the dress code:-}
  • Reviewed by Student on January 29, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hey i love my school so much. we don't have recess anymore though. that isn't good.

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