Park Hills Elementary School (Closed 2012)

  • Park Hills Elementary School served 325 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 55-59% (which was lower than the South Carolina state average of 70%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 60-64% (which was lower than the South Carolina state average of 71%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 93% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students325 students
This chart display total students of Park Hills Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Park Hills Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Park Hills Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Park Hills 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 2010-11 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Park Hills 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Park Hills Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Park Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Park Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
89%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Park Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
7%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Park Hills Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Park Hills Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.200.43
This chart display the diversity score of Park Hills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Park Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Park Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpartanburg 07 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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