1871 Wallace School Road
Charleston, SC 29407
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School's student population of 575 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than 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
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#47 out of 1149 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
75%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.42
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
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) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42

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