Spearman Elementary School

2001 Easley Highway
Piedmont, SC 29673
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Spearman Elementary School serves 645 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Spearman Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Spearman Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Spearman Elementary School's student population of 645 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Spearman Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Spearman Elementary School is 0.38, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#195 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
78%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spearman Elementary School is Wren High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wren Middle School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wren Elementary School (3.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Piedmont Wren High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,105 student
    2.9 miles
    905 Wren School Road
    Piedmont, SC 29673
    (864) 850-5900
    2.9 9-12 1,105
  • Piedmont Wren Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
    3.0 miles
    226 Roper Road
    Piedmont, SC 29673
    (864) 850-5950
    3.0 PK-5 561
  • Piedmont Wren Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 794 students
    3.0 miles
    1010 Wren School Road
    Piedmont, SC 29673
    (864) 850-5930
    3.0 6-8 794
  • Pelzer West Pelzer Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    4.3 miles
    10 West Stewart Street
    Pelzer, SC 29669
    (864) 947-6424
    4.3 PK-5 455
  • Williamston Palmetto High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,009 student
    4.8 miles
    804 North Hamilton Street
    Williamston, SC 29697
    (864) 847-7311
    4.8 9-12 1,009

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