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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Cedar Grove Elementary School

Williamston, SC


Cedar Grove Elementary School
107 Melvin Lane
Williamston, SC  29697
Phone: 864-847-3500
Anderson County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 624
Type: Regular School    
Cedar Grove Elementary School

Cedar Grove Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#27
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Cedar Grove Elementary School is ranked #27 of 105 of the best elementary schools in Greenville and surrounding areas (74th percentile). Click the link to see all 105 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#99
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Cedar Grove Elementary School is ranked #99 out of 676 of the best elementary schools in South Carolina (85th percentile). Click the link to see all 676 elementary schools.


Overall, Cedar Grove Elementary School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Anderson County, SC. Cedar Grove Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 624 students and serves grades PK-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
3 451.4 72nd 432.8
4 503.2 72nd 481.8
5 565.8 84th 522.7

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 451.4 72nd 432.8
4 503.2 72nd 481.8
5 565.8 84th 522.7

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 506.5 85th 453.9
4 517.9 79th 483.6
5 579.6 89th 524.7

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 506.5 85th 453.9
4 517.9 79th 483.6
5 579.6 89th 524.7


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 1456.5 73rd 1449.9
5 1560.9 90th 1548.2

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 1456.5 73rd 1449.9
5 1560.9 90th 1548.2

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 657.8 76th 642.7
5 652 78th 632.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 657.8 76th 642.7
5 652 78th 632.6


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 67% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 67% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 4% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 4% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

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

SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Cedar Grove Elementary School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Cedar Grove 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
Palmetto Middle School 8 2.8 miles Williamston, SC Regular 6-8
Palmetto Elementary School 6 2.9 miles Williamston, SC Regular PK-5
Palmetto High School 4 2.9 miles Williamston, SC Regular 9-12
West Pelzer Elementary School 6 3.7 miles West Pelzer, SC Regular PK-5
Belton Elementary School 6 5.3 miles Belton, SC Regular 3-5
Belton Middle School 4 5.5 miles Belton, SC Regular 6-8
Spearman Elementary School 9 6.8 miles Piedmont, SC Regular PK-5
Glenview Middle School 8 7.1 miles Anderson, SC Regular 6-8
Midway Elementary School of Science and Engineering 9 7.2 miles Anderson, SC Regular K-5
North Pointe Elementary School 9 7.2 miles Anderson, SC Regular PK-5
Ellen Woodside Elementary School 5 7.2 miles Pelzer, SC Regular PK-5
T L Hanna High School 7 7.5 miles Anderson, SC Regular 9-12
Woodmont Middle School 2 8.6 miles Piedmont, SC Regular 6-8
Calhoun Academy of the Arts 6 8.7 miles Anderson, SC Regular K-5
Belton Honea Path High School 6 8.7 miles Honea Path, SC Regular 9-12
McCants Middle School 7 8.8 miles Anderson, SC Regular 6-8
Wren Elementary School 9 9.1 miles Piedmont, SC Regular PK-5
Nevitt Forest Elementary School 1 9.1 miles Anderson, SC Regular K-5
Wren High School 8 9.3 miles Piedmont, SC Regular 9-12
Wren Middle School 8 9.3 miles Piedmont, SC Regular 6-8