Ocean Bay Elementary School

  • Ocean Bay Elementary School serves 808 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (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 67% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Ocean Bay Elementary School's student population of 808 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students808 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ocean Bay Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ocean Bay Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ocean Bay Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ocean Bay Elementary School is 0.29, which is less 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#78 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ocean Bay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ocean Bay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ocean Bay Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ocean Bay Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ocean Bay Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
84%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ocean Bay Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ocean Bay Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.290.43
This chart display the diversity score of Ocean Bay Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ocean Bay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ocean Bay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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my son had a few special needsa when he moved to this area with his father.oceanbay went above an beyond to help him not slip threw the system. the staff are wonderful carin people. thank you from the bottem of my heart for caring.
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