Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School

6650 Frontage Road At White Ho
Greenville, SC 29605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School serves 653 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower 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 24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School's student population of 653 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School is 0.63, 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 Testing Rank
#888 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
23%
9%
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Black
54%
34%
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White
17%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School is Southside High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hughes Academy Of Science And Technology (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Quest Leadership Academy (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville Southside High School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    0.3 miles
    6630 Frontage At White Horse R
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864) 355-8700
    0.3 9-12 736
  • Greenville Quest Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
    1.4 miles
    29 Ridgeway Drive
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864) 277-7575
    1.4 PK-5 220
  • Greenville Hughes Academy Of Science And Technology Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,026 student
    1.5 miles
    122 Deoyley Avenue
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864) 355-6200
    1.5 6-8 1,026
  • Greenville Blythe Academy Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 920 students
    1.8 miles
    100 Blythe Drive
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864) 355-4400
    1.8 PK-5 920
  • Greenville Augusta Circle Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
    2.0 miles
    100 Winyah Street
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864) 355-1200
    2 K-5 554

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