Furman Middle School

3400 Bethel Church Rd, Sumter, SC 29154 | (803) 481-8519
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 887
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3400 Bethel Church Road, Sumter, SC 29154
  • Principal or Admin: John Feeney
  • Fax: (803) 481-8923
  • Website: fms.sumter2.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: 887
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 468 (52.8%)
  • Females: 418 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 95 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 623 (70.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 718 (80.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Furman Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.7%
Black45551.3%
Asian40.5%
Hispanic101.1%
White41146.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Furman Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade31335.3%
7th Grade29633.4%
8th Grade27831.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 56%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:44%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $38,665
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Furman Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,31423%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,42877%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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2 reviews for Furman Middle School

  • Reviewed by Student on October 27, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Furman Middle School is a great school.
  • Reviewed by Student on February 08, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • furman is a very great school my favorite teachers has move there she waited for me to leave ebenzer to get to crestwood then she move to furman will be a better place because they have a really nice intelligent teacher love her favorite student

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Furman 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
201077.4%75.2%64.7%
200984.1%78.9%68.0%
 
Math Test
201068.6%68.1%70.3%
200958.2%66.1%70.3%
 
Science Test
201052.6%53.8%60.9%
200958.3%59.8%63.9%
 
Social Studies Test
201075.1%77.1%79.4%
200965.3%75.5%79.6%
 
Writing Test
201063.5%64.3%71.9%
200951.8%59.3%70.3%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201077.7%70.8%63.3%
200978.6%76.2%69.4%
 
Math Test
201049.0%58.4%67.0%
200948.1%54.9%69.5%
 
Science Test
201063.5%69.3%73.3%
200961.4%63.2%71.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201048.9%59.0%62.0%
200941.4%52.1%60.3%
 
Writing Test
201052.7%62.6%69.7%
200954.5%62.4%70.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201084.1%78.4%66.7%
200983.6%80.6%71.4%
 
Math Test
201042.8%46.8%63.4%
200947.4%53.3%62.6%
 
Science Test
201063.9%63.9%67.7%
200955.9%55.1%62.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201059.8%66.2%68.8%
200959.6%65.7%69.6%
 
Writing Test
201059.8%64.7%71.9%
200945.3%55.3%68.1%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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