Welcome Elementary School

  • Welcome Elementary School serves 716 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Welcome Elementary School's student population of 716 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Welcome Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#935 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
38%
9%
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Black
39%
34%
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White
20%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Welcome Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.670.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Welcome Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville Carolina Academy (high)
    Grades: 9-12 | 764 students
    0.4 miles
    2725 Anderson Road
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864)355-2300
    0.4 9-12 764
  • Greenville Hollis Academy
    Grades: PK-5 | 671 students
    1.1 miles
    200 Goodrich Street
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864)355-4800
    1.1 PK-5 671
  • Greenville Tanglewood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 671 students
    1.5 miles
    44 Merriwoods Drive
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864)355-4500
    1.5 6-8 671
  • Greenville Legacy Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 1323 students
    2.3 miles
    900 Woodside Avenue
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864)248-0646
    2.3 K-12 1323
  • Greenville Greenville Senior High Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 1425 students
    2.4 miles
    1 Vardry Street
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864)355-5500
    2.4 9-12 1425

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