Pine Grove Elementary School

111 Huffstetler Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pine Grove Elementary School serves 544 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pine Grove Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pine Grove Elementary School's student population of 544 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Pine Grove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pine Grove Elementary School is 0.35, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#931 out of 1095 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
80%
32%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pine Grove Elementary School's ranking?
Pine Grove Elementary School is ranked #931 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend Pine Grove Elementary School?
544 students attend Pine Grove Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Pine Grove Elementary School students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pine Grove Elementary School?
Pine Grove Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pine Grove Elementary School offer ?
Pine Grove Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pine Grove Elementary School part of?
Pine Grove Elementary School is part of Richland 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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