Lyman Elementary School

  • Lyman Elementary School serves 699 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lyman Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Lyman Elementary School's student population of 699 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students699 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lyman Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lyman Elementary School is 0.48, 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 School Rank (16-17)#425 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lyman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lyman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lyman Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lyman Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
70%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lyman Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lyman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lyman Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.480.62
This chart display the diversity score of Lyman Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lyman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lyman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpartanburg 05 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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This school is amazing! This is my last year as a student here, and I am glad to say that this school IS bully free! I have not once encountered a bully. I would definitely recommend this to anyone.
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