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Gateway Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 646 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted March 9, 2011

Gateway Elementary has been a model school for my son, He has done very well since the first grade and has , fortunately, had caring and supportive teachers. This has been a Great school for my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2008

Gateway provides a caring, nurturing environment, with teachers who obviously love their students and teach with competence. Principal Glenn Wright has always been responsive and accessible. Gateway students learn not only how to read, write, add and subtract; they also learn how to be model citizens and exhibit the strong morals and conservative values reflective of the Travelers Rest community. We are thankful for Gateway Elementary.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2008

This is a really great school! Most teachers my daughter has had so far have been excellent, except for one.. I rather not state the name, but she does not make the learning fun at all, and expect the children to do their own learning. I would like to see more study guides and not guessing what's on the next test.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 14, 2006

My children attended Gateway Elementary and were more than prepared for middle school. The standards are being taught by confident, energetic, and informed professionals. Hats off to the administration and faculty/staff of Gateway. Keep up the exceptional work!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2004

Both of my boys have graduated from G.E. and have received an excellent education. Gateway really delivers--the teachers are caring and do take the time to deal with your child whether or not they need extra help. All teachers are there when a parent needs them as well. I had my doubts about public elementary schools, but since my boys have been here; I've had a mind change. Keep up the excellent work, Gateway!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2003

From past experience I would not put my child back in Gateway Elem. because certain teachers are not capable of teaching or dealing with children of ADHD. There is two teachers who are great and should not be apart of this survey..Mrs.Leopard and Mrs.McCrary. They are wonderful teachers, but the teachers in 1st grade should be monitored by parents.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
67%
Social Studies

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

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
75%
Writing

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
61%
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.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

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

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
Writing

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

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 77% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
60%
Social Studies

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
66%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
69%
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 Students92%
Female92%
Male93%
African-American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Subsidized meals90%
Full-pay meals95%
Disabled64%
Not disabled96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%

Math

All Students83%
Female87%
Male80%
African-American72%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Subsidized meals79%
Full-pay meals88%
Disabled46%
Not disabled88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%

Science

All Students82%
Female94%
Male75%
African-Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Subsidized meals77%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%

Social Studies

All Students88%
Female91%
Male85%
African-American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Subsidized meals88%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%

Writing

All Students77%
Female88%
Male69%
African-American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Subsidized meals75%
Full-pay meals80%
Disabled36%
Not disabled83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
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 Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
African-American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Subsidized meals76%
Full-pay meals93%
Disabled27%
Not disabled93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Not migrant85%

Math

All Students83%
Female80%
Male84%
African-American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White84%
Subsidized meals78%
Full-pay meals87%
Disabled55%
Not disabled86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant83%

Science

All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
African-American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized meals80%
Full-pay meals94%
Disabled46%
Not disabled93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Not migrant87%

Social Studies

All Students78%
Female70%
Male84%
African-American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Subsidized meals76%
Full-pay meals80%
Disabled36%
Not disabled84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Not migrant78%

Writing

All Students76%
Female82%
Male71%
African-American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White77%
Subsidized meals67%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabled10%
Not disabled84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant76%
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 Students82%
Female82%
Male82%
African-American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Subsidized meals74%
Full-pay meals93%
Disabled45%
Not disabled91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant82%

Math

All Students85%
Female90%
Male82%
African-American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Subsidized meals77%
Full-pay meals95%
Disabled45%
Not disabled94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Not migrant85%

Science

All Students79%
Female86%
Male73%
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay meals91%
Disabled60%
Not disabled83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Not migrant79%

Social Studies

All Students81%
Female71%
Male86%
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Subsidized meals74%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabled40%
Not disabled91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Not migrant81%

Writing

All Students75%
Female88%
Male67%
African-American69%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Subsidized meals67%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabled43%
Not disabled83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Not 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 78% 53%
Black 10% 36%
Hispanic 7% 7%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
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 55%N/A57%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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200 Hawkins Rd
Travelers Rest, SC 29690
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