PROFICIENCY 42% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 9 in York 01
  • Ranked #4 of 8 in York
  • Ranked #577 of 1248 in South Carolina
Proficiency Averages
46%York 01
46%South Carolina

Cotton Belt Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 4 and is located in the district of "York 01" in York, SC. There are a total of 440 students and 26 teachers at Cotton Belt Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 228 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Cotton Belt Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 9% lower than the South Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch228
Reduced lunch27


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Cotton Belt Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Cotton Belt Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 60.4% 69.8% 52.7% 51.1%
African American 24.0% 17.6% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 0.9% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.3% 7.4% 7.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 1.0% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 3.3% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

York Comprehensive High85%1.8York, SC
Harold C. Johnson Elementary32%2.3York, SC
Hunter Street Elementary42%2.8York, SC
York Intermediate47%2.8York, SC
York Middle School36%3.0York, SC
Jefferson Elementary37%3.2York, SC
Larne Elementary48%6.0Clover, SC
Kinard Elementary42%7.2Clover, SC
Clover High91%7.4Clover, SC
Clover Middle School52%7.4Clover, SC
Bethany Elementary60%8.2Clover, SC
Hickory Grove-sharon Elementary45%8.4Hickory Grove, SC

York demographics profile

StatisticYorkSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)97314891
Median age34.938.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%56%55%
Speak English90%93%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%

Education level achieved in York

IndexYorkSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.8%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college42.6%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.4%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.4%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Cotton Belt Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.