Charles Pinckney Elementary School

  • Charles Pinckney Elementary School serves 1,074 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (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 73% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Charles Pinckney Elementary School's student population of 1,074 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students1,074 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles Pinckney Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charles Pinckney Elementary School is 0.26, which is less 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#83 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Charles Pinckney 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Charles Pinckney 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 Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
86%
51%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charles Pinckney 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 NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I love this school, it''s very nice but too big. I got lost once and was in the third-grade hall. Overall, it''s good.
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5  
This school has high quality teachers and more after school activities than most elementary schools. My son loves his teachers! It is a really large school though... I think it is the largest elementary school in Charleston County. Enrollment keeps going up, up, up. Probably because the school is so good.
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