10457 Highway 221 South
Waterloo, SC 29384
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Waterloo Elementary School serves 249 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Waterloo 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower 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 35-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Waterloo Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Waterloo Elementary School's student population of 249 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Waterloo Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Waterloo Elementary School is 0.36, 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 Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#773 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
18%
34%
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White
78%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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