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Pine Grove Elementary School

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Posted December 15, 2009

this is a wonderful school. I love the teachers and administration. my child also loves the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 3, 2009

I absolutely love Pine Grove! My children are currently in 1st and 3rd grade, plus my niece and nephews attend the school, too. Our principal is extraordinarily involved. She is very hands-on and seems to know every child by name. Since Mrs. Ferguson has come to PG, everyone is full of panda pride. There are many programs and activities. The school welcomes parents and encourages us to be involved. It is truly a blessing to have my children attend PGES.
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Posted July 29, 2009

I like Pine Grove. My daughter started first grade at this school and I was very impressed. We moved from Lexington 2 district. I personally feel that Pine Grove is a great school because the teachers seems to care about their students and the parents. My daughter did an excellent job last year 2008-09 school year. I am looking forward to her having another great year 2009-10.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
38%
Social Studies

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

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
63%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
53%
Social Studies

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
60%
Writing

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
58%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
39%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
38%
Social Studies

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

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
41%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
70%
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 Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
African-American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals89%
Full-pay meals73%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%

Math

All Students61%
Female59%
Male63%
African-American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals62%
Full-pay meals55%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%

Science

All Students67%
Female72%
Male61%
African-American64%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals67%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%

Social Studies

All Students83%
Female81%
Male85%
African-American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals89%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%

Writing

All Students75%
Female81%
Male70%
African-American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals78%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
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 Students69%
Female65%
Male71%
African-American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals64%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%

Math

All Students72%
Female73%
Male71%
African-American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals70%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant72%

Science

All Students61%
Female54%
Male68%
African-American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals55%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

Social Studies

All Students69%
Female50%
Male86%
African-American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals68%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%

Writing

All Students64%
Female65%
Male63%
African-American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals63%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant64%
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 Students76%
Female83%
Male68%
African-American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals74%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant76%

Math

All Students61%
Female61%
Male61%
African-American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals62%
Full-pay meals57%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant61%

Science

All Students52%
Female38%
Male65%
African-American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals48%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant52%

Social Studies

All Students44%
Female40%
Male50%
African-American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals38%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled41%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant44%

Writing

All Students57%
Female71%
Male42%
African-American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals57%
Full-pay meals57%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant57%
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
Black 84% 36%
Hispanic 6% 7%
Two or more races 5% 3%
White 5% 53%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 75%N/A57%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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