Philip Simmons Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2095 Seven Sticks Drive
Wando, SC 29492
Phone
(843) 471-2580
District
BERKELEY 01
County
BERKELEY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
297
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 87.0% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Philip Simmons Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 47
Proficiency in Reading 64 42
Proficiency in Math 62 52

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 44
Proficiency in Reading 54 41
Proficiency in Math 54 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.91
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.58
AVG FOR STATE 15.18
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 13 4.4%
Kindergarten 58 19.5%
Grade 1 55 18.5%
Grade 2 58 19.5%
Grade 3 59 19.9%
Grade 4 54 18.2%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Total 297 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 71.1% 54.5% 53.3%
Black 22.9% 32.0% 35.2%
Hispanic 4.2% 11.2% 9.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 1.8% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.6% 65.6% 66.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.6% 59.4% 63.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 6.2% 3.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 204,632 5,084,127
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 166.6 167
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.1% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 12.7% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 73,168 1,893,563
Single Parent Households With Children 12.3% 11.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.3% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.3% 27.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.4% 7.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.3% 11.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.4% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.2% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.9% 17.1%
$15,000 or less 9.4% 14.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,904 $163,283,584 37.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $841 $28,001,936 6.4%
Staff $465 $15,482,640 3.6%
General Administration $137 $4,561,552 1.0%
School Administration $568 $18,912,128 4.3%
Operation $1,003 $33,395,888 7.7%
Transportation $414 $13,784,544 3.2%
Other $327 $10,887,792 2.5%
Total Support $3,754 $124,993,184 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,428 $147,434,688 33.8%
Total Expenditures $13,087 $435,744,752 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,533 $4,267,597,209 45.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $810 $624,827,308 6.7%
Staff $611 $471,133,701 5.0%
General Administration $103 $79,360,510 0.8%
School Administration $647 $498,964,119 5.3%
Operation $975 $752,315,821 8.0%
Transportation $436 $336,482,498 3.6%
Other $391 $301,661,896 3.2%
Total Support $3,974 $3,064,745,977 32.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,623 $2,023,206,067 21.6%
Total Expenditures $12,130 $9,355,634,652 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%