Flowertown Elementary School

  • Flowertown Elementary School serves 1,071 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Flowertown Elementary School operates within the Dorchester 02 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1071 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students1,071 students
Flowertown Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Flowertown Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
Flowertown Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeFlowertown Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Flowertown Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Flowertown Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
5%
8%
Flowertown Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
24%
35%
Flowertown Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
63%
52%
Flowertown Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Flowertown Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFlowertown Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.540.61
Flowertown Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
50%
Flowertown Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Flowertown Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dorchester 02 School District's student population of 25,117 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,227 in this district is less than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,352 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameDorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
6
Number of Students Managed25,1173,454
Dorchester 02 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$195 MM$38 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$198 MM$39 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,227$9,366
Dorchester 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,352$9,666
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  12/8/2017
Terrific teachers and staff. Welcoming facilities. Warm, enriching academic environment. Healthy, active PTA. Great after school program. Smiling, confident students and families.
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