James M. Brown Elementary School

225 Coffee Rd, Walhalla, SC 29691 | (864) 886-4470
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 717
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 225 Coffee Road, Walhalla, SC 29691
  • Principal or Admin: John Frady
  • Fax: (864) 886-4471
  • Website: www.oconee.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: 717
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 391 (54.5%)
  • Females: 325 (45.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 65 (9.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 489 (68.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 554 (77.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James M. Brown Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.4%
Black212.9%
Asian50.7%
Hispanic18425.7%
White50370.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James M. Brown Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten9413.1%
Kindergarten11415.9%
1st Grade10414.5%
2nd Grade9813.7%
3rd Grade9713.5%
4th Grade10414.5%
5th Grade10614.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 49%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:51%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,957
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
James M. Brown Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,74126%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,78775%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that James M. Brown Elementary School performed on average worse than many 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
201056.0%43.1%46.1%
200963.7%51.2%53.6%
 
Math Test
201056.0%68.9%70.0%
200954.5%68.2%67.0%
 
Science Test
201044.0%59.5%55.7%
200947.0%63.0%61.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201060.0%73.4%73.2%
200968.0%78.2%74.4%
 
Writing Test
201064.6%71.3%71.0%
200964.8%67.3%68.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201073.5%62.3%62.3%
200975.2%63.9%63.6%
 
Math Test
201075.5%78.4%76.7%
200963.4%80.5%76.8%
 
Science Test
201061.2%71.4%69.2%
200951.5%71.6%68.7%
 
Social Studies Test
201068.4%77.7%76.1%
200959.4%80.2%79.8%
 
Writing Test
201064.3%73.7%72.2%
200958.6%74.1%70.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201085.2%65.1%63.3%
200967.8%59.9%64.8%
 
Math Test
201056.5%73.2%71.3%
200971.1%76.4%73.5%
 
Science Test
201049.1%69.4%66.0%
200956.8%69.6%68.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201028.6%59.4%66.1%
200965.2%72.7%70.0%
 
Writing Test
201050.0%70.9%74.5%
200972.2%70.4%73.2%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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