6628 Thurgood Marshall Hwy
Kingstree, SC 29556
St. Mark Elementary School served 180 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 55-59% (which was lower than the South Carolina state average of 70%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 70-74% (which was approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 71%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of St. Mark Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
55-59%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. Mark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
70-74%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St. Mark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of St. Mark Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in St. Mark Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
96%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in St. Mark Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
3%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in St. Mark Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in St. Mark Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of St. Mark Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in St. Mark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in St. Mark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 70% SC state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 71% SC state average).

How many students attend St. Mark Elementary School?

180 students attend St. Mark Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

96% of St. Mark Elementary School students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of St. Mark Elementary School?

St. Mark Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does St. Mark Elementary School offer ?

St. Mark Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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