Deerfield Elementary School

  • Deerfield Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (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 51% (which is higher 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 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Deerfield Elementary School's student population of 655 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students655 students
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Deerfield Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Deerfield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Deerfield Elementary School is 0.48, which is more 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#289 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Deerfield 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)
51%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deerfield 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
Hispanic
9%
9%
Black
17%
34%
White
70%
51%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Deerfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.480.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
64%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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