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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 3 public schools in Barnwell 29 School District, serving 893 students.
  • Public school in Barnwell 29 School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
  • The top ranked public schools in Barnwell 29 School District are Williston-elko High School, Kelly Edwards Elementary School and Williston-elko Middle School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameBarnwell 29 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.williston.k12.sc.us/
School District Phone Number(803)266-7878
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SC)
# of Schools3 Schools1,264 Schools
# of Students893 Students776,779 Students
# of Teachers68 Teachers51,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1

District Comparison

  • Barnwell 29 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 84 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barnwell 29  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barnwell 29  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barnwell 29  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.540.62
# of American Indian Students1 Student2,539 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students6 Students12,336 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students5 Students73,525 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
9%
# of Black Students472 Students261,201 Students
% Black Students
53%
34%
# of White Students380 Students394,347 Students
% White Students
42%
51%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students1,049 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students27 Students31,619 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2026,556
# of Students in Kindergarten:5955,336
# of Students in 1st Grade:7157,187
# of Students in 2nd Grade:6957,012
# of Students in 3rd Grade:6060,332
# of Students in 4th Grade:7360,891
# of Students in 5th Grade:7261,385
# of Students in 6th Grade:6959,110
# of Students in 7th Grade:7457,851
# of Students in 8th Grade:6757,025
# of Students in 9th Grade:7463,494
# of Students in 10th Grade:6257,753
# of Students in 11th Grade:6552,720
# of Students in 12th Grade:5850,127
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,025 is higher than the state average of $10,235. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,613 is higher than the state average of $10,515. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SC)
Total Revenue$10 MM$39 MM
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Spending$10 MM$40 MM
This chart display total spending of Barnwell 29  School District and average spending for each school distric in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,025$10,235
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barnwell 29  School District and average revenue per public school student in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,613$10,515
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barnwell 29  School District and average spending per public school student in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Barnwell 29 School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Kelly Edwards Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1071 Elko Street
    Williston, SC 29853
    (803)266-3737

    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
  • Williston-elko High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    12233 Main Street
    Williston, SC 29853
    (803)266-3110

    Grades: 9-12 | 259 students
  • Williston-elko Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12233 Main Street
    Williston, SC 29853
    (803)266-3430

    Grades: 6-8 | 210 students
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