Clearwater Elementary School

  • Clearwater Elementary School serves 497 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Clearwater 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Clearwater Elementary School's student population of 497 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students497 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Clearwater Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clearwater Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clearwater Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#784 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clearwater 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clearwater 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Clearwater Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Clearwater Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
34%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Clearwater Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
24%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Clearwater Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
35%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Clearwater Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Clearwater Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clearwater Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.710.61
This chart display the diversity score of Clearwater Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clearwater Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clearwater 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 NameAiken 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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