Tamassee-salem Elementary School

  • Tamassee-salem Elementary School serves 265 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Tamassee-salem Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Tamassee-salem Elementary School's student population of 265 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students265 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tamassee-salem Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tamassee-salem Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank
32%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
3%
34%
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White
94%
52%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOconee 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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