Knightsville Elementary School

Knightsville Elementary School serves 1,103 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% 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.

Overview

The student population of 1103 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,103 students
Knightsville Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Knightsville Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Knightsville Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Knightsville Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Knightsville Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Knightsville Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
20%
37%
Knightsville Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
66%
52%
Knightsville Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Knightsville Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Knightsville 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.
0.52 0.70
Knightsville 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.
35%
51%
Knightsville 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.
7%
7%
Knightsville Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,346 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
7
Number of Students Managed 23,346 4,051
Dorchester 02 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $189 MM $37 MM
Dorchester 02 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $196 MM $43 MM
Dorchester 02 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,668 $9,170
Dorchester 02 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,993 $10,604
Dorchester 02 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 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 Students Grades
  • Summerville William M. Reeves Elementary School
    1003 Dubose School Rd
    Summerville , SC , 29483
    (843)695-2450
    0  mi  |  993  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Summerville Charles B. Dubose Middle School
    1005 Dubose School Rd
    Summerville , SC , 29483
    (843)875-7012
    0  mi  |  1031  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Summerville Summerville High School
    1101 Boone Hill Rd
    Summerville , SC , 29483
    (843)873-6460
    2.8  mi  |  2799  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Summerville Gregg Middle School
    500 Green Wave Blvd
    Summerville , SC , 29483
    (843)871-3150
    3.4  mi  |  972  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Summerville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Flowertown Elementary School
    20 King Charles Circle
    Summerville , SC , 29485
    (843)871-7400
    3.6  mi  |  1017  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Summerville, SC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Summerville is Fort Dorchester Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.