Chicora Elementary School

  • Chicora Elementary School serves 562 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 4% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Chicora 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Chicora Elementary School's student population of 562 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chicora Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Chicora Elementary School is 0.13, 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#1140 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
93%
34%
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White
1%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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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

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