Bates Middle School

715 Estate St, Sumter, SC 29150 | (803) 775-0711
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 723
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 715 Estate Street, Sumter, SC 29150
  • Principal or Admin: Vanessa Lancaster
  • Fax: (803) 775-0715
  • Website:
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: 723
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 354 (49.0%)
  • Females: 368 (50.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 70 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 327 (45.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 397 (54.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bates Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bates Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade24734.2%
7th Grade21629.9%
8th Grade26036.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 47%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:53%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $38,585
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Bates Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$28,95441%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,26359%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Bates Middle School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on November 28, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • GREAT SCHOOL. Great Job Ms. Lancaster and Staff!

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