8040 Hunt Club Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
L. W. Conder Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
L. W. Conder 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 39% (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 33% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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L. W. Conder Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

L. W. Conder Elementary School's student population of 559 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

L. W. Conder 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 L. W. Conder Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#804 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
32%
9%
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Black
57%
34%
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White
5%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I became a parent at Conder Elementary when my daughter, who is now 29 years old was a student for 3 years. We moved and now we are back and I am proud to be a Conder Elementary grandma. What a wonderful, loving, caring experience I had years ago and am now experiencing even bigger and better things. Thanks so much for caring for our babies.
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5  
I love this school they are so patience with our kids as well as having a excellent learning environment. I have a future kindergarten student coming this year 2012-2013. Looking forward to another great school year.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 50%)

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