A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School

A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School serves 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School's student population of 568 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Rankings

A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#223 out of 1149 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
52%
34%
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White
30%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School is Greenville Senior High Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Legacy Early College (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville Greenville Senior High Academy Magnet School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,458 student
    0.5 miles
    1 Vardry Street
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864) 355-5500
    0.5 9-12 1,458
  • Greenville Sc Governor's School For Arts And Humanities
    Grades: 10-12 | 235 students
    0.5 miles
    15 University Street
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864) 282-3757
    0.5 10-12 235
  • Greenville Legacy Early College Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,356 student
    1.3 miles
    200 Woodside Avenue
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864) 248-0646
    1.3 K-12 1,356
  • Greenville Stone Academy Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 627 students
    1.4 miles
    115 Randall Street
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864) 355-8400
    1.4 K-5 627
  • Greenville Overbrook Child Development Center
    Grades: PK | 909 students
    1.5 miles
    111 Laurens Road
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864) 355-7350
    1.5 PK 909

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