515 Godfrey Road
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Oakview Elementary School serves 1,002 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Oakview Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 80% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Oakview Elementary School's student population of 1,002 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,002 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Oakview Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Oakview Elementary School is 0.44, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#37 out of 1149 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
74%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   1/10/2012
Lack of follow up and involvement by adminstrative staff. As long as the test scores and grades are good, the adminstration will not address issues in the classroom, regardless of stated policies concerning 'bullying'. Complaints against one of the teachers, resulted in retaliation against the student. Despite requests to move our child to another class, the requests were denied since our child was making very good grades. This further supports the reputation that Oakview's primary focus is on test scores and grades, and student safety/well-being is a distant second.
- Posted by Parent - wompr

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Btm 50%)

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