Pocalla Springs Elementary School

2060 Bethel Church Rd, Sumter, SC 29154 | (803) 481-5800
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 944
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4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2060 Bethel Church Road, Sumter, SC 29154
  • Principal or Admin: Lucille Mcquilla
  • Fax: (803) 481-5813
  • Website: ses.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: 944
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 492 (52.1%)
  • Females: 448 (47.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 88 (9.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 636 (67.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 724 (76.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pocalla Springs Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pocalla Springs Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade14415.3%
2nd Grade12813.6%
3rd Grade13614.4%
4th Grade14715.6%
5th Grade16617.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 61%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:39%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $37,418
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Pocalla Springs Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$29,01131%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,22169%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Pocalla Springs Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on July 23, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Pocalla is an excellent school that has quality teachers who work very hard to educate the students of Sumter. This school is outstanding and everyone is super friendly! Students receive a top education with many opportunities to grow and develop into life long learners who will one day be very successful. I would reccommend any family to Pocalla Springs Elementary School :)
  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 05, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is actually one of the best schools in the system of sumter because they actually give students a chance to succeed at school.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 21, 2007
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate

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