Montessori Community School

  • Montessori Community School serves 255 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Montessori Community School's student population of 255 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students255 students
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers

School Comparison

  • Montessori Community School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montessori Community School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#58 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Two or more races
Diversity Score0.320.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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