Lake Murray Elementary School

205 Wise Ferry Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Lake Murray Elementary School serves 767 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lake Murray Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher 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 71% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) 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 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lake Murray Elementary School's student population of 767 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students767 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Lake Murray Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Lake Murray Elementary School is 0.34, 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 Testing Rank
#93 out of 1142 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
81%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lake Murray Elementary School is Lexington Technology Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pleasant Hill Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Providence Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lexington Lexington Technology Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.2 miles
    2421 Augusta Highway
    Lexington, SC 29072
    (803) 821-3000
    1.2 9-12 n/a
  • Lexington Lexington High School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,934 student
    1.3 miles
    2463 Augusta Highway
    Lexington, SC 29072
    (803) 821-3400
    1.3 9-12 1,934
  • Lexington New Providence Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 639 students
    1.9 miles
    1118 Old Cherokee Road
    Lexington, SC 29072
    (803) 821-3300
    1.9 K-5 639
  • Lexington Pleasant Hill Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 909 students
    2.1 miles
    664 Rawl Road
    Lexington, SC 29072
    (803) 821-2800
    2.1 PK-5 909
  • Lexington Pleasant Hill Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,186 student
    2.1 miles
    660 Rawl Road
    Lexington, SC 29072
    (803) 821-2700
    2.1 6-8 1,186

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