381 South Wheeler Avenue
Prosperity, SC 29127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Prosperity-rikard Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Prosperity-rikard Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Prosperity-rikard Elementary School's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Prosperity-rikard Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Prosperity-rikard Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#385 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
26%
33%
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White
62%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Prosperity-rikard Elementary School?

374 students attend Prosperity-rikard Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

62% of Prosperity-rikard Elementary School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Prosperity-rikard Elementary School?

Prosperity-rikard Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Prosperity-rikard Elementary School offer ?

Prosperity-rikard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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