Waccamaw Elementary School

Waccamaw Elementary School serves 817 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 817 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 817 students
Waccamaw Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Waccamaw Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Waccamaw Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Waccamaw Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Waccamaw Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
15%
7%
Waccamaw Elementary School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
25%
35%
Waccamaw Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
54%
52%
Waccamaw Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Waccamaw Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.61
Waccamaw Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
69%
51%
Waccamaw Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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%
6%
Waccamaw Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Horry 01 School District's student population of 40,942 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,259 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Horry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
8
Number of Students Managed 40,942 3,892
Horry 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $463 MM n/a
Horry 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $426 MM n/a
Horry 01 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,259 n/a
Horry 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,278 n/a
Horry 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hcs Early College High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blackwater Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy Of Hope Charter (2.5 miles away)
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  • ConwayHcs Early College High SchoolMagnet School
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    1.5 miles
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    ConwaySC 29528
    (843)349-7102
    1.59-12362
  • ConwayBlackwater Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 765 students
    2.1 miles
    900 East Cox Ferry Rd
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)903-8440
    2.16-8765
  • ConwayAcademy Of Hope CharterCharter School
    Grades: KG-6 | 129 students
    2.5 miles
    3521 Juniper Bay Rd
    ConwaySC 29527
    (843)995-4861
    2.5KG-6129
  • ConwayConway Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 616 students
    2.8 miles
    1101 Snowhill Dr
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)488-0696
    2.8PK-5616
  • ConwayConway Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 616 students
    2.8 miles
    1104 Elm St
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)488-6040
    2.86-8616

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