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Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 638 students

 
 

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Posted August 22, 2012

This is a great school. From the moment we walked through the doors the staff was very helpful and corteous. My daughter attended kingdergarden and her teachers were amazing, Mrs. LaMarche & Mrs. Toney, you rock!!!!! If you're seraching for an excellent elementary school in Blythewood, search no more, this is it. You'll be very pleased.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2009

You won't find a better school that BHE! My son attended BHE through first grade and I was devastated when we had to move to GA. I have been comparing the elementary schools in our new area to BHE and I'm finding it difficult to find anything close to what we had in SC. The administration is awesome and the teachers are top-notch...my son loved it there and so did we...I will miss BHE!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2009

I am a proud parent of two boys who attend BHE and have for the past 5 years. We have had a wonderful experience. I feel that the teachers and all adminstrative staff truly care about the academic and personal well being of my children. We have been truly blessed to be part of such a Great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2009

BHE is a great school for children to soar and learn. Our children love this school so much more than the school we transferred from. Mr. Jeff Williams, is a very compassionate principal and works well with his staff by leading them and not ditating to them. It has been a blessing to be at this school. It is a great school that is well supported by the Blythewood community. My children have great teachers who teach a lot to their learning styles. Mrs. Bowling, Mrs. Estep, Mrs. Cromer and Mrs. Heath are great teachers. The school has a great choral program in which our children have sang numerous places and times. BHE also has a great afterschool program with Mrs. Elkins, along with Ms. Portee. Mr. Jessie Williams and Ms. Shrader are also excellent administrators! Keep up the great work BHE. The school has been a big blessing to us!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2005

When my son went to Bethel Hanberry the faculty and staff were very friendly and helpful. His teachers were encouraging. The principal was genuinly nice to the kids. My son learned a lot and made some great friends. We would recommend BHE to anyone looking to move to the area with children.
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 80% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
64%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 75% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
Writing

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
83%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%
Writing

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
89%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
African-American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Subsidized meals85%
Full-pay meals97%
Disabled80%
Not disabled96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%

Math

All Students83%
Female81%
Male85%
African-American74%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Subsidized meals78%
Full-pay meals85%
Disabled40%
Not disabled88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%

Science

All Students90%
Female88%
Male92%
African-American86%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay meals97%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%

Social Studies

All Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
African-American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White100%
Subsidized meals92%
Full-pay meals97%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%

Writing

All Students86%
Female88%
Male85%
African-American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Subsidized meals70%
Full-pay meals92%
Disabled70%
Not disabled88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the South Carolina Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

All Students89%
Female95%
Male86%
African-American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Subsidized meals88%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabled69%
Not disabled93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

Math

All Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
African-American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Subsidized meals86%
Full-pay meals99%
Disabled69%
Not disabled98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%

Science

All Students91%
Female93%
Male90%
African-American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Subsidized meals86%
Full-pay meals94%
Disabled81%
Not disabled93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant91%

Social Studies

All Students96%
Female95%
Male97%
African-American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Subsidized meals93%
Full-pay meals99%
Disabled88%
Not disabled98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Non-migrant96%

Writing

All Students81%
Female93%
Male74%
African-American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Subsidized meals68%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabled44%
Not disabled87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the South Carolina Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

All Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
African-American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White98%
Subsidized meals89%
Full-pay meals94%
Disabled60%
Not disabled95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant92%

Math

All Students89%
Female89%
Male88%
African-American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White98%
Subsidized meals74%
Full-pay meals95%
Disabled60%
Not disabled91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant89%

Science

All Students88%
Female89%
Male87%
African-American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Subsidized meals77%
Full-pay meals93%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant88%

Social Studies

All Students86%
Female81%
Male90%
African-American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White100%
Subsidized meals72%
Full-pay meals92%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant86%

Writing

All Students85%
Female89%
Male83%
African-American74%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Subsidized meals74%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabled70%
Not disabled86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the South Carolina Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 58% 53%
Black 33% 36%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 27%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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125 Boney Rd
Blythewood, SC 29016
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