South Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 3

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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
900 Patriot Street
Dillon, SC 29536
Phone
(843) 774-1210
District
DILLON 04
County
DILLON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
248
Classroom Teachers
15

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

3

(10 is best)

Better than 26.2% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

South Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29 50
Proficiency in Reading 24 45
Proficiency in Math 34 56

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.53
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.80
AVG FOR STATE 14.80
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 20 8.1%
Kindergarten 51 20.6%
Grade 1 54 21.8%
Grade 2 62 25.0%
Grade 3 61 24.6%
Total 248 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 11.0% 29.0% 52.7%
Black 81.0% 62.6% 34.6%
Hispanic 5.5% 5.2% 10.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.2% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.5% 3.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 100.0% 61.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 100.0% 57.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 22,853 5,084,127
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 158.1 167
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.8% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.7% 32.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 15.9% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,219 1,894,711
Single Parent Households With Children 16.4% 11.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 73.3% 87.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 10.6% 27.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 2.3% 8.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 5.3% 12.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.7% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.7% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.2% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 26.2% 16.5%
$15,000 or less 26.6% 13.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,175 $17,555,875 42.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $916 $3,851,780 9.3%
Staff $779 $3,275,695 7.9%
General Administration $213 $895,665 2.2%
School Administration $513 $2,157,165 5.2%
Operation $939 $3,948,495 9.5%
Transportation $312 $1,311,960 3.2%
Other $727 $3,057,035 7.4%
Total Support $4,399 $18,497,795 44.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,269 $5,336,145 12.9%
Total Expenditures $9,843 $41,389,815 100.0%
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%