864 Syphrit Road
Wellford, SC 29385
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology 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 40-44% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology's student population of 478 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology 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 Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology is 0.64, 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 Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#676 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
24%
34%
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White
54%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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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-4
  • Students: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 20%)

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