Denmark-olar Elementary School

1459 Solomon Blatt Boulevard
Denmark, SC 29042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Denmark-olar Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Denmark-olar 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 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

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

School Overview

Denmark-olar Elementary School's student population of 348 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Denmark-olar 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 Denmark-olar Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#812 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
95%
34%
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White
3%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBamberg 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Denmark-olar Elementary School is Denmark Olar High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Denmark-olar Middle School (1.0 miles away)
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