Edith L. Frierson Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 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
6133 Maybank Highway
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Phone
(843) 559-4500
District
CHARLESTON 01
County
CHARLESTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
98
Classroom Teachers
8

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

3

(10 is best)

Better than 21.1% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Edith L. Frierson Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 47
Proficiency in Reading 25 42
Proficiency in Math 25 52

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 44
Proficiency in Reading 25 41
Proficiency in Math 25 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 39
Proficiency in Reading 25 38
Proficiency in Math 25 41

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.07
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.81
AVG FOR STATE 15.18
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 15 15.3%
Kindergarten 18 18.4%
Grade 1 15 15.3%
Grade 2 13 13.3%
Grade 3 13 13.3%
Grade 4 11 11.2%
Grade 5 13 13.3%
Total 98 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 5.2% 49.1% 53.3%
Black 91.8% 39.6% 35.2%
Hispanic 3.1% 9.3% 9.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.6% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 56.3% 66.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 54.8% 63.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 1.5% 3.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 387,847 5,084,127
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 393.8 167
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.6% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.8% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.7% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 15.0% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 154,049 1,893,563
Single Parent Households With Children 9.4% 11.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.0% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.9% 27.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.5% 7.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.9% 11.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.0% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.2% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.9% 17.1%
$15,000 or less 12.6% 14.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,083 $292,494,972 39.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $815 $39,188,460 5.2%
Staff $814 $39,140,376 5.2%
General Administration $151 $7,260,684 1.0%
School Administration $813 $39,092,292 5.2%
Operation $1,177 $56,594,868 7.5%
Transportation $538 $25,869,192 3.4%
Other $437 $21,012,708 2.8%
Total Support $4,745 $228,158,580 30.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,763 $229,024,092 30.6%
Total Expenditures $15,591 $749,677,644 100.0%
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%