Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus

  • Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus serves 466 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 68%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 97% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 72%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus placed in the top 1% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus's student population of 466 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,107 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus is 0.68, which is more 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
68%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
38%
34%
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White
41%
51%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.680.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 02 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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