4901 Hickory Grove Road
Hickory Grove, SC 29717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher 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 36% (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 equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School's student population of 378 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Hickory Grove-sharon 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 Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School is 0.29, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#686 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
84%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School?

378 students attend Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

84% of Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School?

Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School offer ?

Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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