350 Murray Road
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mellichamp Elementary School serves 319 students in grades 3-5.
Mellichamp Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower 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 20% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
319 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Mellichamp Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Mellichamp Elementary School is 0.13, 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 1985-1986 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#944 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mellichamp 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mellichamp 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
9%
Black
93%
34%
White
2%
51%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.13
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
School District Name
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13

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