424 Wildwood Lane
Lugoff, SC 29078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Wateree Elementary School serves 706 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wateree Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 706 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wateree Elementary School's student population of 706 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
706 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Wateree Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wateree Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#540 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
14%
33%
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White
68%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Wateree Elementary School?

706 students attend Wateree Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

68% of Wateree Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wateree Elementary School?

Wateree Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Wateree Elementary School offer ?

Wateree Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 706 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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