Sandhills Primary

  • Sandhills Primary serves 505 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.
  • Sandhills Primary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Sandhills Primary's student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-2
Total Students505 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sandhills Primary
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sandhills Primary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,004 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sandhills Primary is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
65%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
71%
81%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
18%
34%
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White
58%
51%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sandhills Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.610.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 04 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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