Richmond Drive Elementary School
Richmond Drive Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Richmond Drive Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 387 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 72%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in SC
- Math Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education
Richmond Drive Elementary School's student population of 387 students has declined by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Richmond Drive 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 Richmond Drive Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#489 out of 1149 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education
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