4221 Highway 14 North
Greer, SC 29651
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Skyland Elementary School serves 667 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Skyland Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 667 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Skyland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Skyland Elementary School's student population of 667 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
667 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Skyland Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Skyland Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#132 out of 1149 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
59%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
62%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
85%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Skyland Elementary School's ranking?

Skyland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Skyland Elementary School?

667 students attend Skyland Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Skyland Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Skyland Elementary School?

Skyland Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Skyland Elementary School offer ?

Skyland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Skyland Elementary School part of?

Skyland Elementary School is part of Greenville 01 School District.

School Reviews

5   4/6/2019
Fantastic school with a great principal.
- Posted by Parent - Ginna Bowen

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 667 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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