Ocean Bay Elementary School serves 920 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ocean Bay Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (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 69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Ocean Bay Elementary School's student population of 920 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
920 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Ocean Bay Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Ocean Bay Elementary School is 0.40, 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
#111 out of 1149 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
77%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.40
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/20/2012
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.
- Posted by Parent - leeac

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 920 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40

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