341 Foster Street
Cowpens, SC 29330
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Cowpens Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cowpens Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cowpens Elementary School's student population of 416 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Cowpens Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cowpens Elementary School is 0.51, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#543 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
12%
33%
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White
68%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Cowpens Elementary School?

416 students attend Cowpens Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

68% of Cowpens Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cowpens Elementary School?

Cowpens Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Cowpens Elementary School offer ?

Cowpens Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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