Byrd Elementary School

1 Willis Circle, Graniteville, SC 29829 | (803) 663-4320
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 674
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 674 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1225 Weldon Way, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • Principal or Admin: Eddie Watkins
  • Fax: (803) 663-4321
  • Website: www.aiken.k12.sc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 674
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 335 (49.7%)
  • Females: 338 (50.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 49 (7.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 383 (56.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 432 (64.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Byrd Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black17025.2%
Asian--
Hispanic8312.3%
White42062.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Byrd Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten548.0%
Kindergarten10215.1%
1st Grade9514.1%
2nd Grade10515.6%
3rd Grade11316.8%
4th Grade9614.2%
5th Grade10916.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 55%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:45%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 17 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,671
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Byrd Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$28,46413%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$47,07187%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Byrd Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PASS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

PASS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200952.5%52.3%53.6%
 
Math Test
200974.7%68.8%67.0%
 
Science Test
200972.0%62.6%61.5%
 
Social Studies Test
200968.0%71.0%74.4%
 
Writing Test
200969.6%69.8%68.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200967.0%65.8%63.6%
 
Math Test
200976.8%76.6%76.8%
 
Science Test
200964.6%67.7%68.7%
 
Social Studies Test
200957.6%74.9%79.8%
 
Writing Test
200961.6%65.5%70.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200957.7%64.4%64.8%
 
Math Test
200969.0%76.7%73.5%
 
Science Test
200965.7%72.5%68.3%
 
Social Studies Test
200983.4%66.5%70.0%
 
Writing Test
200972.5%74.2%73.2%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2008-2009

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