Knightsville Elementary School

Knightsville Elementary School serves 1,213 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% 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 1213 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,213 students
Knightsville Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Knightsville Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.49 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 17:1 15:1
Knightsville Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Knightsville Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2013)
Black
21%
36%
Knightsville Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
68%
52%
Knightsville Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Knightsville Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.49 0.41
Knightsville Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
40%
52%
Knightsville Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Knightsville Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,741 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
7
Number of Students Managed 23,741 4,140
Dorchester 02 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $189 MM $37 MM
District Spending $196 MM $43 MM
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: 2013 (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
  • SummervilleWilliam M. Reeves Elementary School
    1003 Dubose School Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)695-2450
    0 mi | 1017 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SummervilleCharles B. Dubose Middle School
    1005 Dubose School Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)875-7012
    0 mi | 1062 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SummervilleSummerville High School
    1101 Boone Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-6460
    2.8 mi | 2809 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SummervilleGregg Middle School
    500 Green Wave Blvd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)871-3150
    3.4 mi | 1069 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SummervilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Flowertown Elementary School
    20 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-7400
    3.6 mi | 1018 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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