Powdersville Elementary School

  • Powdersville Elementary School serves 640 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Powdersville Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Powdersville Elementary School's student population of 640 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Powdersville 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Powdersville Elementary School is 0.41, 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#127 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
8%
34%
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White
80%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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