Flowertown Elementary School

Flowertown Elementary School serves 1,037 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to 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 1037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,037 students
Flowertown Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Flowertown Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Flowertown Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Flowertown Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Flowertown Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Flowertown Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Flowertown Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
24%
35%
Flowertown Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
63%
52%
Flowertown Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Flowertown Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.54 0.41
Flowertown Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
43%
51%
Flowertown Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Flowertown Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dorchester 02 School District's student population of 24,334 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,724 in this district is less than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,857 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
8
Number of Students Managed 24,334 4,192
Dorchester 02 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $195 MM $38 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $198 MM $39 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,724 $9,366
Dorchester 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,857 $9,666
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Summerville High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gregg Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newington Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • SummervilleNewington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 808 students
    0 miles
    10 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-3230
    0PK-5808
  • SummervilleGregg Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1104 students
    0.5 miles
    500 Green Wave Blvd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)871-3150
    0.56-81104
  • SummervilleSummerville High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2824 students
    0.9 miles
    1101 Boone Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-6460
    0.99-122824
  • SummervilleJames H. Spann Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 806 students
    2 miles
    901 John Mckissick Way
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-3050
    2PK-5806
  • SummervilleRollings Middle School Of The Arts
    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
    2 miles
    815 South Main St
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-3610
    26-8666

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