206 Hamilton Street
Westminster, SC 29693
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Westminster Elementary School serves 384 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Westminster 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (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 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 384 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Westminster Elementary School's student population of 384 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Westminster 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 Westminster Elementary School is 0.19, which is less 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
#722 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
3%
33%
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White
90%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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?

46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Westminster Elementary School?

384 students attend Westminster Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

90% of Westminster Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Westminster Elementary School?

Westminster Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Westminster Elementary School offer ?

Westminster Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 384 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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