Starr Elementary

Public PK, KG-5

 400 Professor Brown Ln
       Starr, SC  29684-9316


 (864) 352-6154

District: Anderson 03

SchoolDigger Rank:
144th of 639 South Carolina Elementary Schools


Student/Teacher Ratio:  15.6
Number of students:  438

Racial breakdown:

White:
84.7%
African American:
8.4%
Hispanic:
3.4%
Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients:  64.8%

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Updated Friday, October 23, 2015, based on the 2014-15 school year test scores.

Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2015, Starr Elementary ranked better than 77.5% of elementary schools in South Carolina. It also ranked first among 3 ranked elementary schools in the Anderson 03 School District! (See more...)
Compare Details In 2015 the calculated Average Standard Score was 68.92. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Starr Elementary has the largest elementary school student body size in the Anderson 03 School District. Racial makeup is: White (84.7%), African American (8.4%), Hispanic (3.4%). (See more...)
Compare Details 64.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. This is the lowest percentage in the Anderson 03 School District. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Starr Elementary is 15.6. 1 elementary schools in the Anderson 03 School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Starr Elementary employs 28 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2015 Rankings:

Starr Elementary:

SchoolDigger Ranks Starr Elementary 144th of 639 South Carolina public elementary schools. (See Starr Elementary in the ranking list.)

Anderson 03:

SchoolDigger ranks Anderson 03 19th of 85 South Carolina school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Starr Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools SC State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 62.07 212th 537 60.5% 3 star ranking
2004 68.38 166th 544 69.5% 3 star ranking
2005 65.68 195th 549 64.5% 3 star ranking
2006 50.87 311th 551 43.6% 2 star ranking
2007 48.79 324th 558 41.9% 2 star ranking
2008 52.65 298th 567 47.4% 2 star ranking
2009 43.80 351st 570 38.4% 2 star ranking
2010 43.59 356th 578 38.4% 2 star ranking
2011 62.14 228th 586 61.1% 3 star ranking
2012 56.95 277th 584 52.6% 3 star ranking
2013 65.57 194th 590 67.1% 3 star ranking
2014 66.55 206th 619 66.7% 3 star ranking
2015 68.92 144th 639 77.5% 4 star ranking

Test score data source: test scores: South Carolina Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Starr Elementary Test Scores

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Test score data source: South Carolina Department of Education

About the ACT Aspire: ACT Aspire is a standards-based assessment system that gauges student progression from grades 3 through 10 in English, reading, writing, mathematics, and science. ACT Aspire is administered to all Grade 3-8 students in South Carolina public schools.
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Enrollment information for Starr Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 565 77 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 642
1989 563 64 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 627
1990 554 56 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 610
1991 545 53 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 598
1992 531 53 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 585
1993 545 63 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 609
1994 510 57 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 567
1995 574 59 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 634
1996 574 59 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 634
1997 600 66 2 1 2 n/a n/a 0 671
1998 600 62 2 3 5 n/a n/a 0 672
1999 667 63 2 2 3 n/a n/a 0 737
2000 645 75 1 3 2 n/a n/a 0 726
2001 655 58 0 6 2 n/a n/a 0 721
2002 604 88 0 2 1 n/a n/a 1 696
2003 604 88 0 2 1 n/a n/a 1 696
2004 653 101 1 2 0 n/a n/a 0 757
2005 681 101 5 6 1 n/a n/a 0 794
2006 622 90 5 13 1 n/a n/a 4 735
2007 615 86 3 12 1 n/a n/a 0 717
2008 649 90 4 15 1 n/a n/a 4 763
2009 395 44 1 12 0 n/a n/a 0 452
2010 369 43 0 18 0 n/a n/a 0 430
2011 326 30 0 17 0 0 7 0 380
2012 344 35 0 14 0 0 6 0 399
2013 346 34 1 13 0 0 14 0 408
2014 371 37 1 15 0 0 14 0 438

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Starr Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 642 33.2 19.3 n/a
1989 627 31.8 19.7 n/a
1990 610 30.9 19.7 n/a
1991 598 31.9 18.7 20.6
1992 585 29.8 19.6 23.4
1993 609 31.0 19.6 23.3
1994 567 31.0 18.3 30.9
1995 634 34.0 18.6 30.4
1996 634 34.0 18.6 30.4
1997 671 33.0 20.3 34.4
1998 672 35.0 19.2 36.3
1999 737 40.3 18.3 49.4
2000 726 44.7 16.2 47.9
2001 721 46.0 15.7 48.5
2002 696 48.0 14.5 54.0
2003 696 48.0 14.5 54.0
2004 757 45.0 16.8 57.9
2005 794 47.0 16.9 62.8
2006 735 48.0 15.3 62.8
2007 717 64.0 11.2 59.6
2008 763 45.0 17.0 58.8
2009 452 41.0 11.0 53.5
2010 430 30.0 14.3 62.3
2011 380 26.0 14.6 53.2
2012 399 26.0 15.3 60.9
2013 408 27.0 15.1 62.0
2014 438 28.0 15.6 64.8

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the FRAC Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Starr Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 642 33.2 19.3 n/a
1989 627 31.8 19.7 n/a
1990 610 30.9 19.7 n/a
1991 598 31.9 18.7 20.6
1992 585 29.8 19.6 23.4
1993 609 31.0 19.6 23.3
1994 567 31.0 18.3 30.9
1995 634 34.0 18.6 30.4
1996 634 34.0 18.6 30.4
1997 671 33.0 20.3 34.4
1998 672 35.0 19.2 36.3
1999 737 40.3 18.3 49.4
2000 726 44.7 16.2 47.9
2001 721 46.0 15.7 48.5
2002 696 48.0 14.5 54.0
2003 696 48.0 14.5 54.0
2004 757 45.0 16.8 57.9
2005 794 47.0 16.9 62.8
2006 735 48.0 15.3 62.8
2007 717 64.0 11.2 59.6
2008 763 45.0 17.0 58.8
2009 452 41.0 11.0 53.5
2010 430 30.0 14.3 62.3
2011 380 26.0 14.6 53.2
2012 399 26.0 15.3 60.9
2013 408 27.0 15.1 62.0
2014 438 28.0 15.6 64.8

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the South Carolina Department of Education.

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