Carolina Park Elementary School

3650 Park Avenue Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Carolina Park Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Carolina Park Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher 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 73% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students663 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Carolina Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Carolina Park Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Carolina Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Carolina Park Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#106 out of 1149 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Carolina Park Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carolina Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carolina Park 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
4%
9%
Black
8%
34%
White
82%
51%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carolina Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.320.62
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
62%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carolina Park Elementary School is Wando High School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Laing Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Pleasant Laing Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,258 student
    0.8 miles
    2705 Bulrush Basket Lane
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    (843) 849-2809
    0.8 6-8 1,258
  • Mount Pleasant James B. Edwards Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 568 students
    1.4 miles
    885 Von Kolnitz Road
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 849-2805
    1.4 PK-5 568
  • Mount Pleasant Belle Hall Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 752 students
    1.7 miles
    385 Egypt Road
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 849-2841
    1.7 PK-5 752
  • Mount Pleasant Jennie Moore Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,157 student
    2.5 miles
    2725 Bulrush Basket Lane
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    (843) 849-2815
    2.5 PK-5 1,157
  • Mount Pleasant Mamie Whitesides Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 729 students
    2.6 miles
    1565 Rifle Range Road
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 849-2838
    2.6 PK-5 729

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