Ladson Elementary School

3321 Ladson Road
Ladson, SC 29456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ladson Elementary School serves 758 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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.
Ladson 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 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ladson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Ladson Elementary School's student population of 758 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Ladson 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 diversity score of Ladson Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#895 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
20%
9%
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Black
50%
34%
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White
23%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ladson Elementary School is Stratford High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is College Park Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph R. Pye Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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