864 Syphrit Road
Wellford, SC 29385
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology serves 448 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 10:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology's student population of 448 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 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 0.67, which is more 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
#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
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
11%
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Black
23%
33%
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White
50%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology?

448 students attend Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

50% of Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology students are White, 23% of students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology?

Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology offer ?

Wellford Academy Of Science And Technology offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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