Aiken Elementary School

  • Aiken Elementary School serves 817 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 45% (which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Aiken Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Aiken Elementary School's student population of 817 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students817 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aiken Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 diversity score of Aiken Elementary School is 0.61, which is less 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#491 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
46%
34%
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White
42%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAiken 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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