Simpsonville Elementary School

  • Simpsonville Elementary School serves 805 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Simpsonville 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Simpsonville Elementary School's student population of 805 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students805 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simpsonville Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Simpsonville Elementary School is 0.64, which is more 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 Testing Rank#383 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Simpsonville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
9%
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Black
23%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Simpsonville Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
53%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Simpsonville Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.640.62
This chart display the diversity score of Simpsonville Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Simpsonville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Simpsonville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Our family loves this school. The faculty and staff are friendly, the students are being challenged and enriched, and the school-family communication is outstanding. Our family has been through public schooling, private schooling, and homeschooling in Greenville County, and Simpsonville Elementary is the best! The school is beautiful and new. Also, Simpsonville Elementary utilizes new technology, and the students are thoroughly educated in this area.
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