Waccamaw Elementary School

  • Waccamaw Elementary School serves 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher 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 65-69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Waccamaw Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Waccamaw Elementary School's student population of 547 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waccamaw Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waccamaw Elementary School is 0.42, 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 School Rank#87 out of 1142 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
26%
34%
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White
71%
51%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.420.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeorgetown 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pawleys Island Waccamaw High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 859 students
    0.5 miles
    2412 Kings River Road
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 237-9899
    0.5 9-12 859
  • Pawleys Island Waccamaw Intermediate
    Grades: 4-6 | 526 students
    3.1 miles
    320 Wildcat Way
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 237-7071
    3.1 4-6 526
  • Pawleys Island Waccamaw Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 412 students
    3.3 miles
    247 Wildcat Way
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 237-0106
    3.3 7-8 412
  • Pawleys Island Coastal Montessori Charter Charter School
    Grades: 1-8 | 245 students
    3.5 miles
    247 Wildcat Way
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 235-0413
    3.5 1-8 245
  • Georgetown Plantersville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 108 students
    6.7 miles
    1668 Exodus Drive
    Georgetown, SC 29440
    (843) 546-8453
    6.7 PK-5 108

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