Waccamaw Elementary School

251 Claridy Rd,

Conway, SC, 29526-8343

Tel: (843)347-4684
Grades: PK-5

813 students

Waccamaw Elementary School serves 813 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Waccamaw Elementary School operates within the Horry 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 813 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 813 students
Waccamaw Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Waccamaw Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Waccamaw 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 0.63 is more 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
Waccamaw Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Waccamaw Elementary School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
12%
7%
Waccamaw Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
23%
37%
Waccamaw Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
55%
52%
Waccamaw Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waccamaw Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Waccamaw 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.
0.63 0.59
Waccamaw 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.
72%
51%
Waccamaw 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%
Waccamaw Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,601 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Horry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
7
Number of Students Managed 40,601 3,608
Horry 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $444 MM $37 MM
Horry 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $451 MM $43 MM
Horry 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,707 $9,170
Horry 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,896 $10,604
Horry 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 Hcs Early College High School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hcs Early College High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy Of Hope Charter (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Conway Hcs Early College High School
    Magnet School
    2050 Hwy 501 East
    Conway , SC , 29528
    (843)349-7102
    Magnet School
    1.5  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  9-11
  • Conway Black Water Middle School
    900 East Cox Ferry Rd
    Conway , SC , 29526
    (843)903-8440
    2.1  mi  |  708  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Conway Academy Of Hope Charter
    Charter School
    504 Church St
    Conway , SC , 29526
    (843)995-4861
    Charter School
    2.5  mi  |  113  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Conway Conway Elementary School
    1101 Snowhill Dr
    Conway , SC , 29526
    (843)488-0696
    2.8  mi  |  616  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Conway Conway Middle School
    1104 Elm St
    Conway , SC , 29526
    (843)488-6040
    2.8  mi  |  651  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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