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Marrington Middle School Of Arts





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109 Gearing Street

Goose Creek , SC 29445
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  • Marrington Middle School Of Arts serves 389 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Marrington Middle School Of Arts placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

Top Placements

Marrington Middle School Of Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:


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    Attribute


  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency
    Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Marrington Middle School Of Arts’s student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award   Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students389 students
This chart display total students of Marrington Middle School Of Arts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Marrington Middle School Of Arts
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Marrington Middle School Of Arts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Marrington Middle School Of Arts by grade.

School Comparison

  • Marrington Middle School Of Arts is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school’s student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marrington Middle School Of Arts is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42 . The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.


Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year Data
This SchoolState Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)

56%

46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above proficient levels in Math of Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of students that scored at or above proficient levels in Math of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)

65%

46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above proficient levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of students that scored at or above proficient levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Asian

1%

1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of Asian students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Hispanic

9%

9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of Hispanic students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Black

25%

34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of Black students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

White

59%

52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of White students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Two or more races

6%

4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of students of two or more races in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marrington Middle School Of Arts. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score 0.58 0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.’>Free Lunch

22%

55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch

12%

5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marrington Middle School Of Arts and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
School District Name Berkeley 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Marrington Middle School Of Arts is Goose Creek High School (2.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Sedgefield Middle School (2.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Marrington Elementary School (0.0 miles away)

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  • Goose Creek Marrington Elementary School

    Grades: PK-5 | 595 students
    0.0 miles
    101 Gearing Street
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843)572-3373
    0.0 PK-5 595

  • Goose Creek Sedgefield Middle School

    Grades: 6-8 | 1087 students
    2.1 miles
    131 Charles B. Gibson Blvd
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843)797-2620
    2.1 6-8 1087

  • Goose Creek Goose Creek High School Magnet School

    (1)

    Grades: 9-12 | 1972 students
    2.3 miles
    1137 Red Bank Road
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843)553-5300
    2.3 9-12 1972

  • Goose Creek Sedgefield Intermediate

    (1)

    Grades: 3-5 | 834 students
    2.3 miles
    225 Garwood Drive
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843)820-4090
    2.3 3-5 834

  • Goose Creek Goose Creek Primary

    Grades: PK-2 | 1114 students
    3.1 miles
    200 Foster Creek Road
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843)820-8008
    3.1 PK-2 1114

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Quick Stats (2018-19)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall School Rank : Top 30% in SC
  • Math Proficiency : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score : 0.58% (Top 30%)


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    • December Students of the Month Who Display Generosity: Ben Soule (6th), Addison Pate (7th), Abby Whitaker (8th), and Ainsley Lloyd (Fine Arts). Click here to read why each student was selected for this honor.

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    • Ms. Ellis’ 7th grade Visual Art majors designed and painted a holiday postcard board for the Moncks Corner Holiday Fair. The Moncks Corner Holiday Fair will be held every weekend in December from 6:00 to 9:30 at the Monck Corner Recreation Complex.

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    • Stingrays Hat Trick for Reading: Once students read three books or a ‘Hat Trick,’ they can exchange their bookmark at the North Charleston Coliseum box office for a free ticket to the game on Jan. 13th, Feb. 23rd, or Mar. 17th.

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    • Congratulations to our Spelling Bee winners: 1st place – Kailyn Abad (7th grade), 2nd place – Isabella (Izzy) dela Cruz (6th grade), 3rd place – Jackson Cabales (6th grade), Alternate – Patrick Cabales (7th grade)

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