Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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West Hartsville Elementary School

Hartsville, SC


West Hartsville Elementary School
214 Clyde Road
Hartsville, SC  29550
Phone: 843-857-3270
Darlington County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 4-5
Enrollment: 171
Type: Regular School    
West Hartsville Elementary School

West Hartsville Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#27
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: West Hartsville Elementary School is ranked #27 of 30 of the best elementary schools in Florence and surrounding areas (10th percentile). Click the link to see all 30 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#544
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: West Hartsville Elementary School is ranked #544 out of 666 of the best elementary schools in South Carolina (18th percentile). Click the link to see all 666 elementary schools.


Overall, West Hartsville Elementary School is a 2-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Darlington County, SC. West Hartsville Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 171 students and serves grades 4-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.




South Carolina Standardized Tests

SC Ready Test Results

English

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 1437.5 26th 1445.4
5 1535 23rd 1544.5

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 1437.5 26th 1445.4
5 1535 23rd 1544.5

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 1441.8 28th 1450.3
5 1539.9 25th 1548.5

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 1441.8 28th 1450.3
5 1539.9 25th 1548.5


SC PASS Test Results (SC Palmetto Assessment of State Standards)

Science

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 606.7 29th 626
5 603 26th 627.8

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 606.7 29th 626
5 603 26th 627.8

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 627.8 29th 646.7
5 608.9 21st 634.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 627.8 29th 646.7
5 608.9 21st 634.6


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 90% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)
 90% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 4% - This School
 4% - State Median (all schools)
 4% - This School
 4% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 3% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 3% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2015-2016 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for W Hartsville Elementary School, then we can help. We've distilled much of W Hartsville Elementary School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Hartsville Middle School 7 2.8 miles Hartsville, SC Regular 6-8
Carolina Elementary School 10 3.2 miles Hartsville, SC Regular 1-5
Thornwell School for the Arts 3 3.5 miles Hartsville, SC Regular 1-5
Washington St Elementary School 2 3.9 miles Hartsville, SC Regular 1-3
North Hartsville Elementary School 8 4.5 miles Hartsville, SC Regular 1-5
Governor's School for Math and Science 10 4.6 miles Hartsville, SC Regular 11-12
Hartsville High School 4 6.4 miles Hartsville, SC Regular 9-12
McBee Elementary School 6 9.6 miles McBee, SC Regular PK-6
McBee High School 4 10.0 miles McBee, SC Regular 7-12
Bethune Elementary School 5 11.9 miles Bethune, SC Regular K-5
Plainview Elementary School 6 12.3 miles Patrick, SC Regular PK-6
Darlington Middle School 4 12.4 miles Darlington, SC Regular 6-8
Lee Central Middle School 1 12.6 miles Bishopville, SC Regular 6-8
Lamar High School 2 13.7 miles Lamar, SC Regular 9-12
Spaulding Elementary School 3 14.0 miles Lamar, SC Regular 3-5
Spaulding Middle School 5 14.5 miles Lamar, SC Regular 6-8
Darlington High School 3 15.2 miles Darlington, SC Regular 9-12
Brunson-Dargan Elementary School 2 15.4 miles Darlington, SC Regular 3-5
Brockington Elementary School 5 15.4 miles Darlington, SC Regular 3-5
St Johns Elementary School 4 15.7 miles Darlington, SC Regular PK-5