Edwards Elementary School
Edwards Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%)
Edwards Elementary School's student population of 538 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||538 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||34 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Edwards 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 Edwards 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 Data||This School||State Level (SC)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#700 out of 1142 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||15:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Chesterfield 01 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Edwards Elementary School is Chesterfield High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chesterfield-ruby Middle School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ruby Elementary School (4.2 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Chesterfield Chesterfield High School Grades: 9-12 | 512 students
401 North Page Street
Chesterfield, SC 29709
(843) 623-2161 1.3 9-12 512
- Ruby Ruby Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 275 students
249 Thurman Avenue
Ruby, SC 29741
(843) 634-6310 4.2 PK-5 275
- Chesterfield Chesterfield-ruby Middle School Grades: 6-8 | 384 students
14445 Highway 9
Chesterfield, SC 29709
(843) 623-9401 5.2 6-8 384
- Patrick Plainview Elementary School Grades: PK-6 | 163 students
16002 Highway 102
Patrick, SC 29584
(843) 498-6633 6.2 PK-6 163
- Cheraw Cheraw High School Grades: 9-12 | 682 students
649 Chesterfield Highway
Cheraw, SC 29520
(843) 921-1000 11.5 9-12 682
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