Pleasant Hill Elementary School

  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School serves 909 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher 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 62% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pleasant Hill 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 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Pleasant Hill Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School's student population of 909 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students909 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pleasant Hill Elementary School is 0.35, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#157 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
8%
34%
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White
80%
51%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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