Chapin Elementary School

940 Old Bush River Road
Chapin, SC 29036
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 730 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Chapin Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 730 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • : Top 30% in SC
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Chapin Elementary School's student population of 730 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Chapin Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Chapin Elementary School is 0.41, 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.
This School
State Level (SC)
#313 out of 1095 schools
(Top 30%)
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53%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chapin 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 2020-21 school year data.
51%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chapin 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
7%
32%
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White
76%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
0.41
This chart display the diversity score of Chapin Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chapin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chapin Elementary School's ranking?
Chapin Elementary School is ranked #313 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are Chapin Elementary School often compared to?
Chapin Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lake Murray Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend Chapin Elementary School?
730 students attend Chapin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Chapin Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chapin Elementary School?
Chapin Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Chapin Elementary School offer ?
Chapin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Chapin Elementary School part of?
Chapin Elementary School is part of Lexington 05 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 730 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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