Mary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy (Closed 2014)

Mary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy served 169 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 35-39% (which was lower than the South Carolina state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-44% (which was lower than the South Carolina state average of 72%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 was higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 86% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
35-39%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy 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 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
40-44%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Black
84%
34%
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White
14%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.280.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSc Public Charter School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mary L. Dinkins Higher Learning Academy is Lee High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pee Dee Math Science And Technology Academy (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bishopville Primary (0.5 miles away)
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