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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Conway Elementary School

Conway, SC


Conway Elementary School
1101 Snowhill Drive
Conway, SC  29526
Phone: 843-488-0696
Horry County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 654
Type: Regular School    
Conway Elementary School

Conway Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#15
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Conway Elementary School is ranked #15 of 29 of the best elementary schools in Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas (48th percentile). Click the link to see all 29 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#153
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Conway Elementary School is ranked #153 out of 676 of the best elementary schools in South Carolina (77th percentile). Click the link to see all 676 elementary schools.


Overall, Conway Elementary School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Horry County, SC. Conway Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 654 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
3 432.7 58th 432.8
4 481.9 56th 481.8
5 535.2 67th 522.7

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 432.7 58th 432.8
4 481.9 56th 481.8
5 535.2 67th 522.7

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 471.1 68th 453.9
4 506.6 72nd 483.6
5 555.4 78th 524.7

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 471.1 68th 453.9
4 506.6 72nd 483.6
5 555.4 78th 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 1457 74th 1449.9
5 1552.9 69th 1548.2

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 1457 74th 1449.9
5 1552.9 69th 1548.2

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 663.9 82nd 642.7
5 669.5 92nd 632.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 663.9 82nd 642.7
5 669.5 92nd 632.6


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 65% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 65% - 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

 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 6% - 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 Conway Elementary School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Conway 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
HCS Early College High School 8 0.7 miles Conway, SC Regular 9-12
Conway Middle School 7 0.7 miles Conway, SC Regular 6-8
South Conway Elementary School 6 1.2 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Whittemore Park Middle School 3 1.7 miles Conway, SC Regular 6-8
Homewood Elementary School 6 1.7 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Conway High School 5 1.8 miles Conway, SC Regular 9-12
Waccamaw Elementary School 8 2.8 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Black Water Middle School 7 4.3 miles Conway, SC Regular 6-8
Carolina Forest High School 8 6.4 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12
Pee Dee Elementary School 6 6.5 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Kingston Elementary School 8 7.4 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Carolina Forest Elementary School 9 8.0 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Palmetto Bays Elementary School 7 8.4 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Forestbrook Middle School 9 9.7 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 6-8
Forestbrook Elementary School 9 9.9 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
River Oaks Elementary School 8 11.2 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Ocean Bay Middle School 9 11.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 6-8
Socastee High School 9 11.7 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12
Ocean Bay Elementary School 10 11.7 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Socastee Elementary School 8 11.8 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5