New Prospect Elementary School

126 New Prospect Church Road
Anderson, SC 29625
(School attendance zone shown in map)
New Prospect Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
New Prospect 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

New Prospect Elementary School's student population of 516 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

New Prospect 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 New Prospect Elementary School is 0.64, which is more 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
#845 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
45%
34%
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White
38%
51%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 05 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New Prospect Elementary School is Westside High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Robert Anderson Middle School (1.1 miles away)
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