Drayton Hall Elementary School

3138 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Drayton Hall Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Drayton Hall Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Drayton Hall Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

Drayton Hall Elementary School's student population of 606 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Drayton Hall Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Drayton Hall Elementary School is 0.46, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#251 out of 1095 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
14%
32%
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White
72%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Drayton Hall Elementary School's ranking?
Drayton Hall Elementary School is ranked #251 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in South Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend Drayton Hall Elementary School?
606 students attend Drayton Hall Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Drayton Hall Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Drayton Hall Elementary School?
Drayton Hall Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Drayton Hall Elementary School offer ?
Drayton Hall Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Drayton Hall Elementary School part of?
Drayton Hall Elementary School is part of Charleston 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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