510 South Ellis Street
Joanna, SC 29351
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Joanna Woodson Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Joanna Woodson 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 40-44% (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 equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Joanna Woodson Elementary School's student population of 299 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Joanna Woodson 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 Joanna Woodson Elementary School is 0.55, 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
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#826 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
26%
33%
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White
62%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
6%
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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?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Joanna Woodson Elementary School?

299 students attend Joanna Woodson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

62% of Joanna Woodson Elementary School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Joanna Woodson Elementary School?

Joanna Woodson Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Joanna Woodson Elementary School offer ?

Joanna Woodson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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