J. K. Gourdin Elementary School

  • J. K. Gourdin Elementary School serves 168 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • J. K. Gourdin Elementary School's student population of 168 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students168 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of J. K. Gourdin Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. K. Gourdin Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J. K. Gourdin Elementary School is 0.04, which is less 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#481 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J. K. Gourdin 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)30-34%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J. K. Gourdin 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 Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in J. K. Gourdin Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
98%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in J. K. Gourdin Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in J. K. Gourdin 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 J. K. Gourdin Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.040.43
This chart display the diversity score of J. K. Gourdin 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 J. K. Gourdin 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 J. K. Gourdin 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 NameBerkeley 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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