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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Kingston Elementary School

Conway, SC


Kingston Elementary School
4580 Highway 472
Conway, SC  29526
Phone: 843-365-3777
Horry County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 518
Type: Regular School    
Kingston Elementary School

Kingston Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#14
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Kingston Elementary School is ranked #14 of 29 of the best elementary schools in Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas (52nd percentile). Click the link to see all 29 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#148
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Kingston Elementary School is ranked #148 out of 676 of the best elementary schools in South Carolina (78th percentile). Click the link to see all 676 elementary schools.


Overall, Kingston 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. Kingston Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 518 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
3 464.9 80th 432.8
4 493.7 65th 481.8
5 509.8 45th 522.7

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 464.9 80th 432.8
4 493.7 65th 481.8
5 509.8 45th 522.7

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 525.7 92nd 453.9
4 530 85th 483.6
5 545.3 72nd 524.7

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 525.7 92nd 453.9
4 530 85th 483.6
5 545.3 72nd 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 1454.5 67th 1449.9
5 1552.5 67th 1548.2

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 1454.5 67th 1449.9
5 1552.5 67th 1548.2

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 653.7 71st 642.7
5 651.6 77th 632.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 653.7 71st 642.7
5 651.6 77th 632.6


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 72% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 72% - 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

 7% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 7% - 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 Kingston Elementary School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Kingston 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.

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Conway High School 5 8.9 miles Conway, SC Regular 9-12
Whittemore Park Middle School 3 9.1 miles Conway, SC Regular 6-8
Carolina Forest High School 8 9.2 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12
Loris Middle School 4 9.5 miles Loris, SC Regular 6-8
Loris High School 2 10.1 miles Loris, SC Regular 9-12
Carolina Forest Elementary School 9 10.3 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
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Loris Elementary School 5 10.6 miles Loris, SC Regular PK-5
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