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: 2018 (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
404
Classroom Teachers
25

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 90.0% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
67%
50%
62%
45%
72%
56%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
62%
46%
57%
44%
67%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 27 6.7%
Kindergarten 82 20.3%
Grade 1 78 19.3%
Grade 2 71 17.6%
Grade 3 71 17.6%
Grade 4 75 18.6%
Total 404 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.2% 53.1% 52.7%
Black 21.3% 31.1% 34.6%
Hispanic 4.2% 13.6% 10.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 1.8% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 56.1% 61.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 48.6% 57.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 7.5% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 209,065 5,148,714
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 170.3 169
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.3% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.9% 32.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.0% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 74,931 1,918,780
Single Parent Households With Children 12.1% 11.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.8% 87.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.8% 27.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.3% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.2% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.1% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.5% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.1% 16.5%
$15,000 or less 9.0% 13.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,930 $170,716,040 39.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $872 $30,195,616 7.0%
Staff $581 $20,118,868 4.6%
General Administration $151 $5,228,828 1.2%
School Administration $566 $19,599,448 4.5%
Operation $1,107 $38,333,196 8.8%
Transportation $382 $13,227,896 3.1%
Other $553 $19,149,284 4.4%
Total Support $4,212 $145,853,136 33.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,378 $116,973,384 27.0%
Total Expenditures $12,521 $433,577,188 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,669 $4,426,637,206 44.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $900 $702,362,511 7.0%
Staff $637 $497,250,296 4.9%
General Administration $98 $76,483,828 0.8%
School Administration $664 $518,237,477 5.2%
Operation $1,004 $783,984,138 7.8%
Transportation $389 $303,374,162 3.0%
Other $433 $338,055,734 3.4%
Total Support $4,124 $3,219,922,703 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,081 $2,405,327,837 23.9%
Total Expenditures $12,874 $10,051,872,853 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%