Waccamaw Elementary School

  • Waccamaw Elementary School serves 844 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Waccamaw Elementary School operates within the Horry 01 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 844 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students844 students
Waccamaw Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Waccamaw Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
Waccamaw Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWaccamaw Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Waccamaw Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Waccamaw Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2011)
Hispanic
15%
8%
Waccamaw Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
26%
35%
Waccamaw Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
53%
52%
Waccamaw Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Waccamaw Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWaccamaw Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.630.61
Waccamaw Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
50%
Waccamaw Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Waccamaw Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Horry 01 School District's student population of 40,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,582 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,655 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
6
Number of Students Managed40,6693,454
Horry 01 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$463 MM$38 MM
Horry 01 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$426 MM$39 MM
Horry 01 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,582$9,366
Horry 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,655$9,666
Horry 01 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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