Port Royal Elementary School

  • Port Royal Elementary School serves 214 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Port Royal Elementary School's student population of 214 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Port Royal Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Port Royal Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#276 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
34%
34%
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White
43%
51%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Port Royal Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.680.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Port Royal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeaufort 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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I know you all are doing a great work here. Stopped by last year and talked to a couple teachers on the playground and told them that I had attended your school during the 1955-56 school year. Was in S.C. For a USMC reunion. They told me welcome back. It was very emotional for me. Great memories.
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