Kelly Edwards Elementary School

  • Kelly Edwards Elementary School serves 424 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 23% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kelly Edwards 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kelly Edwards Elementary School's student population of 424 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students424 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kelly Edwards 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kelly Edwards Elementary School is 0.52, 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 School Rank#967 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
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9%
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Black
57%
34%
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White
40%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarnwell 29 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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