ranks Royall Elementary in the top 50 schools in South Carolina

Royall Elementary

FLORENCE, SC –  Royall Elementary has been listed as one of the top 50 schools in the State of South Carolina.  The ratings were released on, a website which provides K-12 school performance data.

The South Carolina SC READY and SCPASS test scores as well as updated rankings for the 2015-16 school year were just recently posted to the site which catapulted Royall Elementary into the top 50 ranking.

“Being recognized as one of the top 50 schools in the state of South Carolina is a confirmation that our school’s high expectations for educational excellence, which are shared by all of our students,  staff and  parents, have resulted in academic  achievement rivaling schools across the state,” said Royall Elementary School Principal Julie Smith.

According to its website, SchoolDigger calculates school rankings based on SC READY English Language Arts; SC READY Mathematics; SCPASS Social Studies; and SCPASS Science test scores released by the South Carolina Department of Education.   These rankings were last updated on October 19, 2016, and are based on the most recent test scores available. The rankings are updated as new test scores are received from the South Carolina Department of Education, usually on a yearly basis., ranks Royall Elementary  number 48 in the listing of the top 100,  along with additional statistics: number of students (661); student/teacher ratio (15.3); free lunch recipients (53.6); average standards score (88.1); last year’s ranking (72) and rank change in this case where Royall Elementary is up by 24 points from last year. provides school ranking and other useful information for over 120,000 elementary, middle and high schools in the United States. For more information, visit

-This is from a Press Release.