William Memorial Elementary School

290 South Metts Street
Saint George, SC 29477
(School attendance zone shown in map)
William Memorial Elementary School serves 735 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 50% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
William Memorial Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

William Memorial Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

William Memorial Elementary School's student population of 735 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students735 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

William Memorial Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 William Memorial Elementary School is 0.57, which is less 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
#377 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
42%
34%
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White
51%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester 04 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to William Memorial Elementary School is Woodland High School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is St. George Middle School (1.0 miles away)
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