A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School

  • A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School serves 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 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%.

Top Placements

A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School places 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 grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank#310 out of 1142 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of A.j. Whittenburg 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
52%
34%
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White
30%
51%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.630.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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