Flowertown Elementary School

Flowertown Elementary School serves 940 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 50% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Flowertown Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 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 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

Flowertown Elementary School's student population of 940 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students940 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Flowertown 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 Flowertown Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#434 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
27%
34%
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White
58%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Flowertown Elementary 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 (0.0 miles away)
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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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