Hemingway Elementary School

  • Hemingway Elementary School serves 442 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (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 23% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hemingway 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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Hemingway Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Hemingway Elementary School's student population of 442 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Hemingway Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Hemingway Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hemingway Elementary School is 0.25, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#1006 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hemingway 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)
23%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hemingway 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 Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Hemingway Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hemingway Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
86%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hemingway Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
12%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hemingway Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students 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 Hemingway Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.250.62
This chart display the diversity score of Hemingway 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 Hemingway 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 Hemingway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliamsburg 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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