Memminger Elementary School

  • Memminger Elementary School serves 321 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower 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 10-14% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Memminger 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Memminger Elementary School's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Memminger Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Memminger Elementary School is 0.36, 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#1109 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
79%
34%
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White
15%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.360.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Memminger Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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