Hemingway Elementary School

160 Baxley Road
Hemingway, SC 29554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Hemingway Elementary School serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower 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 25% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Hemingway Elementary School's student population of 449 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students449 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hemingway Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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Students by Grade This 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hemingway Elementary School is 0.26, 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
#1032 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
85%
34%
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White
13%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.260.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hemingway Elementary School is Hemingway High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hemingway Mb Lee Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hemingway Hemingway High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 285 students
    0.8 miles
    402 South Main Street
    Hemingway, SC 29554
    (843) 558-9413
    0.8 9-12 285
  • Hemingway Hemingway Mb Lee Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 207 students
    0.8 miles
    400 South Main Street
    Hemingway, SC 29554
    (843) 558-2721
    0.8 6-8 207
  • Hemingway Hemingway Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.7 miles
    1593 Hemingway Highway
    Hemingway, SC 29554
    (843) 558-5813
    1.7 9-12 n/a
  • Johnsonville Johnsonville Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 378 students
    3.7 miles
    415 Maple Avenue
    Johnsonville, SC 29555
    (843) 386-2066
    3.7 5-8 378
  • Johnsonville Johnsonville High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 348 students
    4.0 miles
    237 South Georgetown Highway
    Johnsonville, SC 29555
    (843) 386-2707
    4 9-12 348

School Reviews

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This school has come a far way. It has made significant changes and improvements. The school is headed in the right direction and students are more motivated to learn and more willing to display their Leadership qualities.
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