160 Baxley Road
Hemingway, SC 29554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hemingway Elementary School's student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
449 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Hemingway Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#962 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Hemingway Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
48%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
85%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
13%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.26
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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 2017-18 school year data.
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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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