Simpsonville Elementary School

  • Simpsonville Elementary School serves 792 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (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 51% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Simpsonville Elementary School's student population of 792 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 Students792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simpsonville Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Simpsonville Elementary School is 0.63, 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#351 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
44%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Simpsonville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
19%
9%
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Black
24%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
53%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Simpsonville Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.630.43
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
64%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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