1118 Old Cherokee Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
New Providence Elementary School serves 690 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
New Providence Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

New Providence Elementary School's student population of 690 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
690 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

New Providence Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of New Providence Elementary School is 0.38, 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
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#132 out of 1095 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
78%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 New Providence Elementary School's ranking?

New Providence Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 10%).

What schools are New Providence Elementary School often compared to?

New Providence Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lake Murray Elementary School by visitors of our site.

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

66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend New Providence Elementary School?

690 students attend New Providence Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

78% of New Providence Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of New Providence Elementary School?

New Providence Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does New Providence Elementary School offer ?

New Providence Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is New Providence Elementary School part of?

New Providence Elementary School is part of Lexington 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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