Barnwell 45 School District

770 Hagood Avenue
Barnwell , SC 29812
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,038 students in Barnwell 45 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
Public Schools in Barnwell 45 School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Barnwell 45 School District are Barnwell High School, Barnwell Primary and Barnwell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Barnwell 45 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 51% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,280 Schools
# Students
2,038 Students
766,302 Students
# Teachers
148 Teachers
52,099 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Barnwell 45 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 82 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#52 out of 85 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Barnwell 45  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barnwell 45  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barnwell 45  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barnwell 45  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.65
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,263 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
27 Students
12,871 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
88 Students
87,155 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
11%
# Black Students
957 Students
250,168 Students
% Black Students
47%
33%
# White Students
872 Students
373,848 Students
% White Students
43%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
984 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
88 Students
38,764 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
65
20,837
# Students in K Grade:
134
51,543
# Students in 1st Grade:
156
55,077
# Students in 2nd Grade:
150
54,901
# Students in 3rd Grade:
192
55,934
# Students in 4th Grade:
139
56,543
# Students in 5th Grade:
133
57,229
# Students in 6th Grade:
143
60,742
# Students in 7th Grade:
184
62,102
# Students in 8th Grade:
168
62,612
# Students in 9th Grade:
153
66,199
# Students in 10th Grade:
160
59,504
# Students in 11th Grade:
118
52,853
# Students in 12th Grade:
143
50,226
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,779 is higher than the state median of $11,941. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,900 is higher than the state median of $11,103. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$28 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Barnwell 45  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$26 MM
$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Barnwell 45  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,779
$11,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barnwell 45  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,900
$11,103
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barnwell 45  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Barnwell 45 School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Barnwell High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
474 Jackson Street
Barnwell, SC 29812
(803) 541-1390
Grades: 9-12
| 574 students
Rank: #22.
Barnwell Primary
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9286 Marlboro Avenue
Barnwell, SC 29812
(803) 541-1320
Grades: PK-3
| 697 students
Rank: #33.
Barnwell Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10524 Marlboro Avenue
Barnwell, SC 29812
(803) 541-1285
Grades: 4-6
| 415 students
Rank: #44.
Guinyard-butler Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
779 Allen Street
Barnwell, SC 29812
(803) 541-1370
Grades: 7-8
| 352 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 4
  • Enrollment: 2,038 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 30% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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