5160 Mt. Pisgah Road
Kershaw, SC 29067
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Mt. Pisgah Elementary School serves 149 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mt. Pisgah Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher 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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School's student population of 149 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
149 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Mt. Pisgah Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#345 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
79%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mt. Pisgah Elementary School's ranking?

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Mt. Pisgah Elementary School?

149 students attend Mt. Pisgah Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

79% of Mt. Pisgah Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mt. Pisgah Elementary School?

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Mt. Pisgah Elementary School offer ?

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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