Gordon Elementary School

Serves grades 4 - 5

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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
926 Perry Avenue
Dillon, SC 29536
Phone
(843) 774-1227
District
DILLON 04
County
DILLON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
494
Classroom Teachers
27

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

2

(10 is best)

Better than 19.5% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

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

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 44
Proficiency in Reading 27 41
Proficiency in Math 27 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 39
Proficiency in Reading 22 38
Proficiency in Math 22 41

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.30
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.09
AVG FOR STATE 15.18
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 4 259 52.4%
Grade 5 235 47.6%
Total 494 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 24.1% 29.7% 53.3%
Black 66.4% 61.6% 35.2%
Hispanic 5.9% 5.4% 9.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.3% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.0% 3.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 100.0% 66.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 100.0% 63.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 3.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 23,724 5,084,127
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 164.1 167
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.3% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.3% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.2% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 15.0% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,248 1,893,563
Single Parent Households With Children 16.8% 11.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 70.8% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 10.2% 27.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 1.4% 7.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 5.4% 11.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 6.7% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.8% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.8% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 22.4% 17.1%
$15,000 or less 27.5% 14.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,098 $17,428,794 45.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $840 $3,572,520 9.4%
Staff $639 $2,717,667 7.1%
General Administration $191 $812,323 2.1%
School Administration $498 $2,117,994 5.5%
Operation $919 $3,908,507 10.2%
Transportation $342 $1,454,526 3.8%
Other $385 $1,637,405 4.3%
Total Support $3,813 $16,216,689 42.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,069 $4,546,457 11.9%
Total Expenditures $8,980 $38,191,940 100.0%
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%