Lake Murray Elementary School

1531 Three Dog Rd, Chapin, SC 29036 | (803) 732-8151
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 868
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1531 Three Dog Road, Chapin, SC 29036
  • Principal or Admin: Claire Thompson
  • Fax: (803) 732-8157
  • Website:
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 868
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 435 (50.1%)
  • Females: 430 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (2.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 70 (8.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 90 (10.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lake Murray Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lake Murray Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade13615.7%
2nd Grade13715.8%
3rd Grade14516.7%
4th Grade16118.5%
5th Grade16218.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 26%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:75%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,511
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Lake Murray Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,38820%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,98080%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Lake Murray Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 05, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • So far, i like this school. My son is in the 4th grade. We just moved to Chapin about 1 month ago. My son LOVES it.

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