Claude A. Taylor Elementary School

  • Claude A. Taylor Elementary School serves 443 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower 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 21% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Claude A. Taylor Elementary School's student population of 443 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Claude A. Taylor Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Claude A. Taylor Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#1023 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Claude A. Taylor 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
23%
9%
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Black
48%
34%
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White
22%
51%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Claude A. Taylor Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.670.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Claude A. Taylor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 02 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
These teachers care. Mrs barton lenard will help you out. Principals and office workers are nice. Me and my kids are taken care of
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There are Teachers at this school that are well past their times and need to retire. They are unaware of the newer process and terms needed to teach today's students
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