1531 Three Dog Road
Chapin, SC 29036
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Lake Murray Elementary School serves 894 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Lake Murray Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher 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 82% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 894 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Murray Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lake Murray Elementary School's student population of 894 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
894 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Murray Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Lake Murray Elementary School is 0.31, 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
#19 out of 1149 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
83%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 894 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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