53 Cherry Point Road
Okatie, SC 29909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Okatie Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Okatie Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 61% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Okatie Elementary School's student population of 606 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Okatie Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Okatie Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#195 out of 1149 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
21%
9%
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Black
13%
34%
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White
60%
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
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 30%)

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