Oak Grove Elementary School

Tel: (803)821-0100
Grades: PK-5

669 students

Oak Grove Elementary School serves 669 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Oak Grove Elementary School operates within the Lexington 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 669 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 669 students
Oak Grove Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Oak Grove Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oak Grove 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 0.50 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
Oak Grove Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Oak Grove Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Oak Grove Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
14%
37%
Oak Grove Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
69%
52%
Oak Grove Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oak Grove Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Oak Grove 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 0.70
Oak Grove 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.
34%
51%
Oak Grove 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.
5%
7%
Oak Grove Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,990 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Lexington 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
7
Number of Students Managed 22,990 4,051
Lexington 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $235 MM $37 MM
Lexington 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $238 MM $43 MM
Lexington 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,755 $9,170
Lexington 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,876 $10,604
Lexington 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 Airport High School (3.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is White Knoll Middle School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadow Glen Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lexington Meadow Glen Elementary School
    510 Ginny Ln
    Lexington , SC , 29072
    (803)821-0400
    1.4  mi  |  561  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington Meadow Glen Middle School
    440 Ginny Ln
    Lexington , SC , 29072
    (803)821-0600
    1.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • West Columbia Pineview Elementary School
    3035 Leaphart Rd
    West Columbia , SC , 29169
    (803)739-4090
    2  mi  |  615  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • West Columbia Springdale Elementary School
    361 Wattling Rd
    West Columbia , SC , 29170
    (803)739-7175
    2.4  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • West Columbia White Knoll Elementary School
    132 White Knoll Way
    West Columbia , SC , 29170
    (803)821-4500
    3.5  mi  |  755  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Lexington, 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 0.02, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Lexington is Lexington Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.