Thornwell School For The Arts

Thornwell School For The Arts serves 343 students in grades 1-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 16% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Thornwell School For The Arts 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Thornwell School For The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Thornwell School For The Arts's student population of 343 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Thornwell School For The Arts 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 Thornwell School For The Arts is 0.44, which is less 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
#1100 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
73%
34%
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White
16%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDarlington 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thornwell School For The Arts is Hartsville High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hartsville Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carolina Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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