Carolina Forest Elementary School

  • Carolina Forest Elementary School serves 1,071 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (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 53% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Carolina Forest Elementary School's student population of 1,071 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,071 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carolina Forest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carolina Forest Elementary School is 0.51, which is more 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#274 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carolina Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
68%
51%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carolina Forest Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.510.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carolina Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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