111 Garden Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Burton Pack Elementary School serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Burton Pack Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Burton Pack Elementary School's student population of 413 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Burton Pack Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Burton Pack Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#992 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
94%
33%
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White
n/a
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Burton Pack Elementary School?

413 students attend Burton Pack Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Burton Pack Elementary School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Burton Pack Elementary School?

Burton Pack Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Burton Pack Elementary School offer ?

Burton Pack Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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