Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School serves 613 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (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 76% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School's student population of 613 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students613 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School is 0.40, 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
#62 out of 1142 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
77%
51%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School is West Ashley High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West Ashley Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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