Nexton Elementary School

  • Nexton Elementary School serves 745 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (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 54% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Nexton Elementary School's student population of 745 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students745 students
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Nexton Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Nexton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nexton Elementary School is 0.57, which is more 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#339 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
43%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
9%
9%
Black
25%
34%
White
60%
51%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nexton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.570.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
64%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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