Southside Early Childhood Center

1615 Blanding Drive
Hartsville, SC 29550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Southside Early Childhood Center serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Southside Early Childhood Center's student population of 407 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Southside Early Childhood Center is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
49%
34%
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White
42%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDarlington 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southside Early Childhood Center is Hartsville High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hartsville Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington St. Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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