Pendergrass Fairwold School

  • Pendergrass Fairwold School serves 93 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower 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 ≤20% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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Pendergrass Fairwold School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Pendergrass Fairwold School's student population of 93 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students93 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pendergrass Fairwold School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pendergrass Fairwold School is 0.28, 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#439 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pendergrass Fairwold 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)≤20%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pendergrass Fairwold 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 Ratio7:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pendergrass Fairwold School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pendergrass Fairwold School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
84%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pendergrass Fairwold School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
13%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pendergrass Fairwold 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
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pendergrass Fairwold School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.280.43
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Graduation Rate<50%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Pendergrass Fairwold School and public school graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pendergrass Fairwold 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 Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pendergrass Fairwold School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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