Port Royal Elementary School

  • Port Royal Elementary School serves 188 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.
  • Port Royal Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Port Royal Elementary School's student population of 188 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Port Royal Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Port Royal Elementary School is 0.69, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#629 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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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 Ratio9:115:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
9%
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Black
36%
34%
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White
39%
51%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeaufort 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Beaufort Beaufort Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 492 students
    1.6 miles
    2501 Mossy Oaks Boulevard
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843)322-5700
    1.6 6-8 492
  • Beaufort Mossy Oaks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
    1.6 miles
    2510 Mossy Oaks Boulevard
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843)322-2900
    1.6 PK-5 410
  • Beaufort Lowcountry Montessori School Charter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 351 students
    2.3 miles
    749 Broad River Drive
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843)322-0577
    2.3 PK-12 351
  • Beaufort Islands Academy
    Grades: 6-12 | 54 students
    2.5 miles
    2900 Mink Point Boulevard
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843)322-0733
    2.5 6-12 54
  • Beaufort Beaufort High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,356 student
    3.2 miles
    84 Sea Island Parkway
    Beaufort, SC 29907
    (843)322-2000
    3.2 9-12 1,356

School Reviews

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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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