Sand Hill Elementary School

  • Sand Hill Elementary School serves 745 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (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 56% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sand Hill Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sand Hill Elementary School's student population of 745 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students745 students
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers

School Comparison

  • Sand Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sand Hill Elementary School is 0.44, 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 (16-17)#261 out of 1142 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
62%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
56%
43%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Hispanic
2%
9%
Black
21%
34%
White
72%
51%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sand Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.440.62
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
63%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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