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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Scranton Elementary School

Scranton, SC


Scranton Elementary School
1649 US 52 Highway
Scranton, SC  29591
Phone: 843-389-2531
Florence County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
3

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 385
Type: Regular School    
Scranton Elementary School

Scranton Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#16
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Scranton Elementary School is ranked #16 of 32 of the best elementary schools in Florence and surrounding areas (50th percentile). Click the link to see all 32 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#456
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Scranton Elementary School is ranked #456 out of 676 of the best elementary schools in South Carolina (33rd percentile). Click the link to see all 676 elementary schools.


Overall, Scranton Elementary School is a 3-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Florence County, SC. Scranton Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 385 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
3 407.7 35th 432.8
4 469.2 45th 481.8
5 495.4 34th 522.7

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 407.7 35th 432.8
4 469.2 45th 481.8
5 495.4 34th 522.7

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 393.9 15th 453.9
4 465.3 44th 483.6
5 477.2 20th 524.7

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 393.9 15th 453.9
4 465.3 44th 483.6
5 477.2 20th 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 1449 50th 1449.9
5 1545 44th 1548.2

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 1449 50th 1449.9
5 1545 44th 1548.2

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 635.1 45th 642.7
5 602 18th 632.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 635.1 45th 642.7
5 602 18th 632.6


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 78% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 78% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate


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 Scranton Elementary School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Scranton 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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Dewey-Carter Elementary School 3 12.2 miles Effingham, SC Regular PK-6
South Florence High School 4 15.2 miles Florence, SC Regular 9-12
Southside Middle School 4 15.3 miles Florence, SC Regular 7-8
East Clarendon Middle/High School 5 15.4 miles Turbeville, SC Regular 6-12
Greenwood Elementary School 7 16.0 miles Florence, SC Regular K-6
Kenneth Gardner Elementary School 1 16.3 miles Kingstree, SC Regular 3-5
Savannah Grove Elementary School 2 16.9 miles Effingham, SC Regular K-6
Kingstree Middle Magnet 1 17.1 miles Kingstree, SC Regular 6-8
Timmonsville High School 1 18.1 miles Timmonsville, SC Regular 9-12
Kingstree High School 1 18.2 miles Kingstree, SC Regular 9-12
Briggs Elementary School 5 18.4 miles Florence, SC Regular K-6
Delmae Elementary School 7 18.4 miles Florence, SC Regular K-4
Johnsonville Elementary School 2 18.5 miles Johnsonville, SC Regular PK-4
Royall Elementary School 8 18.6 miles Florence, SC Regular K-6