Great Falls Elementary School

  • Great Falls Elementary School serves 423 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Great Falls Elementary School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students423 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Great Falls Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Great Falls Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Great Falls Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Great Falls Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#658 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Great Falls Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
42%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
57%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Great Falls Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.500.43
This chart display the diversity score of Great Falls Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Great Falls Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChester 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Great Falls Elementary School is Great Falls High School (1.5 miles away)
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