A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School

420 Westfield Street
Greenville, SC 29601
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Top 30%
Serving 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Top 30% in SC
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School's student population of 468 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
#248 out of 1095 schools
(Top 30%)
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54%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
57%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
48%
32%
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White
31%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School's ranking?
A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School is ranked #248 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School often compared to?
A.j. Whittenberg Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Augusta Circle Elementary School, Blythe Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School?
468 students attend A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, and 8% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School?
A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School offer ?
A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School part of?
A.j. Whittenberg Elementary School is part of Greenville 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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