Welcome Elementary School

  • Welcome Elementary School serves 720 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 33% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Welcome Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Welcome Elementary School's student population of 720 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students720 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Welcome Elementary School 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 Welcome Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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#657 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
39%
9%
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Black
38%
34%
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White
19%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.62
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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 NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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