Goose Creek Elementary School

200 Foster Creek Road
Goose Creek, SC 29445
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Goose Creek Elementary School serves 967 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Goose Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 967 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Goose Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Goose Creek Elementary School's student population of 967 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
967 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Goose Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Goose Creek Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#991 out of 1095 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
46%
12%
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Black
30%
32%
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White
16%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Goose Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Goose Creek Elementary School is ranked #991 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are Goose Creek Elementary School often compared to?
Goose Creek Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Marrington Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend Goose Creek Elementary School?
967 students attend Goose Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Goose Creek Elementary School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Black, 16% of students are White, and 8% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Goose Creek Elementary School?
Goose Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Goose Creek Elementary School offer ?
Goose Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Goose Creek Elementary School part of?
Goose Creek Elementary School is part of Berkeley 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 967 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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