Flowertown Elementary School

Flowertown Elementary School serves 1,018 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Flowertown Elementary School operates within the Dorchester 02 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1018 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,018 students
Flowertown Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Flowertown Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Flowertown 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 0.50 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 16:1 15:1
Flowertown Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Flowertown Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Flowertown Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
22%
36%
Flowertown Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
67%
52%
Flowertown Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Flowertown Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Flowertown 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.
0.50 0.41
Flowertown 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.
42%
52%
Flowertown 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.
8%
7%
Flowertown 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 4,051
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 (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gregg Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newington Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SummervilleNewington Elementary School
    10 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-3230
    0.3 mi | 817 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SummervilleGregg Middle School
    500 Green Wave Blvd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)871-3150
    0.8 mi | 1069 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SummervilleSummerville High School
    1101 Boone Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-6460
    1 mi | 2809 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SummervilleJames H. Spann Elementary School
    901 John Mckissick Way
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-3050
    1.7 mi | 841 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SummervilleSummerville Elementary School
    835 South Main St
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-2372
    1.8 mi | 780 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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