Knightsville Elementary School

Knightsville Elementary School serves 1,373 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Knightsville Elementary School operates within the Dorchester 02 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1373 students has grown by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,373 students
Knightsville Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Knightsville Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Knightsville Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Knightsville Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Knightsville Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Knightsville Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
22%
35%
Knightsville Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
67%
52%
Knightsville Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Knightsville Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Knightsville Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.41
Knightsville Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
51%
Knightsville Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Knightsville Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,334 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,724 is less than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,857 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
8
Number of Students Managed 24,334 4,192
Dorchester 02 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $195 MM $38 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $198 MM $39 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,724 $9,366
Dorchester 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,857 $9,666
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Summerville High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles B. Dubose Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William M. Reeves Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SummervilleCharles B. Dubose Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1055 students1005 Dubose School Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)875-7012
    06-81055
  • SummervilleWilliam M. Reeves Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1099 students1003 Dubose School Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)695-2450
    0PK-51099
  • SummervilleSummerville High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    2.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2824 students1101 Boone Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-6460
    2.89-122824
  • SummervilleGregg Middle School
    3.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1104 students500 Green Wave Blvd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)871-3150
    3.46-81104
  • Summerville Flowertown Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 1037 students20 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-7400
    3.6PK-51037

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