Drayton Hall Elementary School

3138 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Drayton Hall Elementary School serves 829 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Drayton Hall Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher 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 51% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

Drayton Hall Elementary School's student population of 829 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students829 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Drayton Hall Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Drayton Hall Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#402 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
19%
34%
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White
66%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Drayton Hall Elementary School is Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Springfield Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston Springfield Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 682 students
    1.5 miles
    2130 Pinehurst Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 763-1538
    1.5 PK-5 682
  • North Charleston W. B. Goodwin Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 532 students
    1.5 miles
    5501 Dorchester Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418
    (843) 767-5911
    1.5 PK-5 532
  • North Charleston Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science Magnet School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 528 students
    1.6 miles
    6401 Dorchester Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418
    (843) 767-8383
    1.6 6-8 528
  • Charleston Montessori Community School Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 273 students
    1.6 miles
    2122 Wood Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 769-0346
    1.6 PK-8 273
  • Charleston Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 38 students
    1.6 miles
    2014 Bees Ferry Road
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 556-1070
    1.6 K-12 38

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