Ballentine Elementary School

1040 Bickley Road
Irmo, SC 29063
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Ballentine Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ballentine Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 66% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Ballentine Elementary School's student population of 581 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Ballentine Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Ballentine Elementary School is 0.45, 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
#120 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
13%
34%
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White
73%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 05 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ballentine Elementary School is Dutch Fork High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dutch Fork Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is H. E. Corley Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Irmo H. E. Corley Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
    2.2 miles
    1500 Chadford Road
    Irmo, SC 29063
    (803) 476-4001
    2.2 PK-5 578
  • Irmo Dutch Fork High School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,769 student
    2.5 miles
    1400 Old Tamah Road
    Irmo, SC 29063
    (803) 476-3300
    2.5 9-12 1,769
  • Irmo Dutch Fork Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,065 student
    2.5 miles
    1528 Old Tamah Road
    Irmo, SC 29063
    (803) 476-4800
    2.5 6-8 1,065
  • Chapin Lake Murray Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-4 | 965 students
    2.6 miles
    1531 Three Dog Road
    Chapin, SC 29036
    (803) 476-4600
    2.6 PK-4 965
  • Chapin Center For Advanced Technical Studies Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    3.2 miles
    916 Mount Vernon Church Road
    Chapin, SC 29036
    (803) 476-8600
    3.2 9-12 n/a

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