Barnwell 45 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,225 students in Barnwell 45 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, 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 46%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 48% 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 49% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Barnwell 45 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,263 Schools
# Students
2,225 Students
775,810 Students
# Teachers
148 Teachers
51,661 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Barnwell 45 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 85 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 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#52 out of 85 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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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%
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.62
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,536 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
34 Students
12,325 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
85 Students
73,278 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
9%
# Black Students
1,065 Students
260,525 Students
% Black Students
48%
34%
# White Students
957 Students
394,015 Students
% White Students
43%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,048 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
77 Students
31,561 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
71
26,556
# Students in K Grade:
186
55,336
# Students in 1st Grade:
156
57,187
# Students in 2nd Grade:
150
57,012
# Students in 3rd Grade:
174
60,332
# Students in 4th Grade:
187
60,530
# Students in 5th Grade:
163
60,996
# Students in 6th Grade:
145
59,080
# Students in 7th Grade:
174
57,811
# Students in 8th Grade:
163
56,999
# Students in 9th Grade:
173
63,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
182
57,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
143
52,680
# Students in 12th Grade:
158
50,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,753 is higher than the state median of $10,922. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,987 is higher than the state median of $10,524. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$43 MM
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Spending
$24 MM
$41 MM
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Revenue / Student
$11,753
$10,922
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,987
$10,524
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Best Barnwell 45 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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
| 656 students
Rank: #22.
Barnwell Primary
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
734 Hagood Avenue
Barnwell, SC 29812
(803) 541-1320
Grades: PK-3
| 737 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
| 495 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
| 337 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,225 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 30% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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