139 Hood Road
Greenville, SC 29611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Powdersville Elementary School serves 640 students in grades 3-5.
Powdersville Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Powdersville Elementary School's student population of 640 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Powdersville Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Powdersville Elementary School is 0.42, 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 Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#71 out of 1149 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
75%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 640 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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