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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools in Barnwell 29 School District, serving 634 students.
  • Public elementary schools in Barnwell 29 School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the South Carolina public elementary school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 41% statewide average). This district's average elementary school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in South Carolina.
  • The top ranked public elementary schools in Barnwell 29 School District are Williston-elko Middle School and Kelly Edwards Elementary 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 elementary school average of 50% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the South Carolina public elementary 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 Schools2 Schools959 Schools
# of Students634 Students550,365 Students
# of Teachers45 Teachers36,765 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

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 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barnwell 29  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.540.63
# of American Indian Students1 Student1,869 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students4 Students8,585 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students2 Students54,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
10%
# of Black Students336 Students184,736 Students
% Black Students
53%
34%
# of White Students270 Students275,129 Students
% White Students
43%
50%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students747 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students19 Students24,387 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2023,523
# of Students in Kindergarten:5954,423
# 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:7452,881
# of Students in 8th Grade:6752,128
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 3,394
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 3,070
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 2,742
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 2,287
# 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 Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Kelly Edwards Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1071 Elko Street
    Williston, SC 29853
    (803)266-3737

    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
  • Williston-elko Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12233 Main Street
    Williston, SC 29853
    (803)266-3430

    Grades: 6-8 | 210 students
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