St. Matthews K-8 School

  • St. Matthews K-8 School serves 655 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • St. Matthews K-8 School's student population of 655 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • St. Matthews K-8 School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of St. Matthews K-8 School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#930 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. Matthews K-8 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St. Matthews K-8 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
78%
34%
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White
14%
51%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in St. Matthews K-8 School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.370.43
This chart display the diversity score of St. Matthews K-8 School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in St. Matthews K-8 School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalhoun 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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