205 Wise Ferry Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Lake Murray Elementary School serves 808 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 75% (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 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

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 808 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
808 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Murray Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 0.37, 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
#65 out of 1149 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
79%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
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) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 808 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37

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