Sterling School

  • Sterling School serves 840 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher 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 76% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sterling School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sterling School's student population of 840 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students840 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sterling School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sterling School is 0.64, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#49 out of 1142 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
37%
34%
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White
47%
51%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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