Edwards Elementary School

2411 West Boulevard
Chesterfield, SC 29709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Edwards Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 31% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Edwards Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

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 OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#700 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
33%
34%
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White
60%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesterfield 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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)
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