Williston-elko Middle School

  • Williston-elko Middle School serves 210 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower 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 28% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Williston-elko Middle School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Williston-elko Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Williston-elko Middle School's student population of 210 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students210 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Williston-elko Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Williston-elko Middle School is 0.53, 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 School Rank#959 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
48%
34%
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White
49%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarnwell 29 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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