Baron Dekalb Elementary School

  • Baron Dekalb Elementary School serves 209 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Baron Dekalb Elementary School's student population of 209 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baron Dekalb Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baron Dekalb Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#390 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
18%
34%
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White
75%
51%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baron Dekalb Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.410.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKershaw 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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