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9/10
Plain Elementary School
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in South Carolina. Students here perform above average on state tests, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

9/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
72%
State avg: 48%
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English
64%
State avg: 43%
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Social Studies
88%
State avg: 76%
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Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.
This section shows how much academic progress (also called “growth”) students at this school are making given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

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Equity

8/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a... More conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment

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Student demographics

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
72%
Black
14%
Hispanic
7%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
857 :1
State avg: 434 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 88%
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Neighborhood

506 Neely Ferry Road
Simpsonville, SC 29680
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