420 Westfield Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School serves 485 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 21:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 485 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

A.j. Whittenburg Elementary School's student population of 485 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 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 0.65, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State 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 Ratio
21:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
11%
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Black
52%
33%
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White
26%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 485 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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