Alston-bailey Elementary School

820 West 5th North Street
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Alston-bailey Elementary School serves 862 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alston-bailey Elementary School placed in the top 50% 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 48% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) 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 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Alston-bailey Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Alston-bailey Elementary School's student population of 862 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Alston-bailey 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 Alston-bailey Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#375 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
41%
34%
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White
41%
51%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alston-bailey Elementary School is Summerville High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Alston Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Summerville Alston Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 806 students
    0.2 miles
    500 Bryan Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3890
    0.2 6-8 806
  • Summerville Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
    1.5 miles
    815 South Main Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3610
    1.5 6-8 666
  • Summerville Summerville Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 535 students
    1.5 miles
    835 South Main Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-2372
    1.5 PK-5 535
  • Summerville James H. Spann Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
    1.7 miles
    901 John Mckissick Way
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3050
    1.7 PK-5 690
  • Summerville Nexton Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 813 students
    3.0 miles
    200 Scholar Way
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 900-3222
    3 PK-5 813

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