Burton Pack Elementary School

111 Garden Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Burton Pack Elementary School serves 492 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 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Burton Pack Elementary School's student population of 492 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 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 0.62. 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
#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 Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
94%
34%
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White
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51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Burton Pack Elementary School is Pendergrass Fairwold School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia Pendergrass Fairwold School Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
    0.9 miles
    5935 Token Street
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 735-3435
    0.9 PK-12 84
  • Columbia Arden Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 327 students
    1.0 miles
    1300 Ashley Street
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 735-3400
    1 PK-5 327
  • Columbia W. G. Sanders Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 465 students
    1.0 miles
    3455 Pine Belt Road
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 735-7575
    1 6-8 465
  • Columbia Samuel A. Heyward Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.2 miles
    3560 Lynhaven Drive
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 735-3343
    1.2 9-12 n/a
  • Columbia W. A. Perry Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 369 students
    1.2 miles
    2600 Barhamville Road
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 256-6347
    1.2 6-8 369

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