Edith L. Frierson Elementary School

6133 Maybank Highway
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Edith L. Frierson Elementary School serves 98 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Edith L. Frierson 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Edith L. Frierson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Edith L. Frierson Elementary School's student population of 98 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students98 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Edith L. Frierson 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 Edith L. Frierson Elementary School is 0.17, 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
#563 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
91%
34%
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White
4%
51%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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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 and middle school to Edith L. Frierson Elementary School is Baptist Hill High School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Angel Oak Elementary School (7.6 miles away)
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