Newington Elementary School

10 King Charles Circle
Summerville, SC 29485
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Newington Elementary School serves 936 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher 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 51% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Newington Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Newington Elementary School's student population of 936 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students936 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Newington Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Newington Elementary School is 0.62, which is equal to 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
#437 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
33%
34%
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White
52%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Newington Elementary School is Summerville High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gregg Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flowertown Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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