140 Lewis Rast Road
Swansea, SC 29160
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sandhills Primary serves 471 students in grades 1-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 78%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 81%) for the 2009-10 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sandhills Primary's student population of 471 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sandhills Primary is 0.65, which is equal to 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
This School
State Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
65%
78%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
71%
81%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
22%
11%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
52%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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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 (13-14)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sandhills Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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?

65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 78% SC state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 81% SC state average).

How many students attend Sandhills Primary?

471 students attend Sandhills Primary.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

52% of Sandhills Primary students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, and 7% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sandhills Primary?

Sandhills Primary has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Sandhills Primary offer ?

Sandhills Primary offers enrollment in grades 1-2 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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