Baron Dekalb Elementary School (Closed 2021)

2684 Baron Dekalb Road
Camden, SC 29020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Baron Dekalb Elementary School served 188 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Baron Dekalb Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 50-54% (which was higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-54% (which was higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 31% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Baron Dekalb Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
188 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#297 out of 1095 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
21%
32%
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White
69%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Baron Dekalb Elementary School's ranking?
Baron Dekalb Elementary School is ranked #297 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in South Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend Baron Dekalb Elementary School?
188 students attend Baron Dekalb Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Baron Dekalb Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Baron Dekalb Elementary School?
Baron Dekalb Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Baron Dekalb Elementary School offer ?
Baron Dekalb Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Baron Dekalb Elementary School part of?
Baron Dekalb Elementary School is part of Kershaw 01 School District.

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