Bryson Elementary School

703 Bryson Drive
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bryson Elementary School serves 928 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 48% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bryson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bryson Elementary School's student population of 928 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students928 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Bryson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Bryson Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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
#394 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
23%
34%
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White
55%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bryson Elementary School is Hillcrest High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bryson Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fountain Inn Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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