Brockington Elementary School

413 Brockington Rd,

Darlington, SC, 29532-4998

Tel: (843)398-5095
Grades: 3-5

424 students

Brockington Elementary School serves 424 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Brockington Elementary School operates within the Darlington 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 424 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 424 students
Brockington Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Brockington Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Brockington Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Brockington Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Brockington Elementary School Asian (2005-2006)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Brockington Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
55%
37%
Brockington Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
40%
52%
Brockington Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Brockington Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Brockington Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.54 0.59
Brockington Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
70%
51%
Brockington Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Brockington Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,423 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Darlington 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 10,423 3,608
Darlington 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $119 MM $37 MM
Darlington 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $111 MM $43 MM
Darlington 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,789 $9,170
Darlington 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,022 $10,604
Darlington 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mayo High For Math Science And Technology (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Darlington Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pate Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Darlington Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pate Elementary School
    200 Indian Branch Rd
    Darlington , SC , 29532
    (843)398-5070
    0.5  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Darlington Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mayo High For Math Science And Technology
    Magnet School
    405 Chestnut St
    Darlington , SC , 29532
    (843)398-2650
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Darlington Brunson-dargan Elementary School
    400 Wells St
    Darlington , SC , 29532
    (843)398-5080
    1.2  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Darlington St. Johns Elementary School
    140 Park St
    Darlington , SC , 29532
    (843)398-2350
    1.3  mi  |  630  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Darlington Cain Elementary School
    607 First St
    Darlington , SC , 29532
    (843)398-2450
    1.5  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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