Alston-bailey Elementary School

820 West 5th North Street
Summerville, SC 29483
  • Alston-bailey Elementary School serves 797 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Alston-bailey Elementary School's student population of 797 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students797 students
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers

School Comparison

  • Alston-bailey Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alston-bailey Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
43%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Hispanic
10%
9%
Black
42%
34%
White
41%
51%
Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alston-bailey Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.650.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
64%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester 02 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Alston-bailey Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Glendale Public Schools has hired a company to monitor student posts on social media. The district claims the practice will help school officials step in when a student threatens to hurt himself or someone else.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.
Students all over the nation go hungry every day not because their schools don’t offer lunch, but because they refuse them to children with outstanding debts. Read on to learn about the horror that is lunch shaming and what can be done about it.