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Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School

2 Perry Street Charleston, SC 29403 Grades Enrollment Principal Superintendent Board Chair

PK-6 Elementary School 351 Students Deborah J. Smith Dr. Nancy J. McGinley Mrs. Cindy Bohn Coats

(843) 724-7261 843-937-6319 843-529-2457

2013 REPORT CARD


ANNUAL SCHOOL
RATINGS OVER 5-YEAR PERIOD YEAR 2013
2012 2011 2010 2009

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

ABSOLUTE RATING Average


Average Below Average Below Average Below Average

GROWTH RATING Average


Average Below Average Average Below Average

DEFINITIONS OF SCHOOL RATING TERMS


Excellent School performance substantially exceeds the standards for progress toward the 2020 SC Performance Vision Good School performance exceeds the standards for progress toward the 2020 SC Performance Vision Average School performance meets the standards for progress toward the 2020 SC Performance Vision Below Average School is in jeopardy of not meeting the standards for progress toward the 2020 SC Performance Vision At-Risk School performance fails to meet the standards for progress toward the 2020 SC Performance Vision

SOUTH CAROLINA PERFORMANCE VISION


By 2020 all students will graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to compete successfully in the global economy, participate in a democratic society and contribute positively as members of families and communities. http://ed.sc.gov http://www.eoc.sc.gov

Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School

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Percent of Student PASS Records Matched for Purpose of Computing Growth Rating Percent of students tested in 2012-13 whose 2011-12 test scores were located 97.2% ABSOLUTE RATINGS OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS WITH STUDENTS LIKE OURS*
Excellent 9 Good 14 Average 95 Below Average 17 At-Risk 5

* Ratings are calculated with data available by 12/14/2013.

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)


English/Language Arts
Exemplary Met Not Met
%
20.3% 34.6%

Mathematics
%
20.8% 28.6%

47.4% 39.7%

46.4% 38.4%

% 0% 20%

32.3% 25.7%

% 60% 80% 100% 0% 20%

32.8% 33.2%

40%

40%

60%

80%

100%

Science
Exemplary Met Not Met
%
5.8% 12%

Social Studies
%
21.8% 23.5%

43.3% 49.2%

41.2% 47%

% 0% 20%

50.8% 39.1%

% 80% 100% 0% 20%

37% 29.9%

40%

60%

40%

60%

80%

100%

Writing
Exemplary Met Not Met
%
12% 23.3%

47.9% 41%

% 0% 20%

40.1% 35.8%

40%

60%

80%

100%

Our school

Elementary schools with Students Like Ours

* Elementary schools with Students Like Ours are elementary schools with poverty indices of no more than 5% above or below the index for the school.

Definition of Critical Terms


Exemplary Met Not Met "Exemplary" means the student demonstrated exemplary performance in meeting the grade level standard. "Met" means the student met the grade level standard. "Not Met" means that the student did not meet the grade level standard.

Abbreviations for Missing Data N/ANot Applicable N/AVNot Available N/CNot Collected N/RNot Reported I/SInsufficient Sample

Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School School Profile


Our School Students (n=351) First graders who attended full-day kindergarten Retention rate Attendance rate Served by gifted and talented program With disabilities Older than usual for grade Out-of-school suspensions or expulsions for violent and/or criminal offenses Teachers (n=35) Teachers with advanced degrees Continuing contract teachers Teachers returning from previous year Teacher attendance rate Average teacher salary* Professional development days/teacher School Principal's years at school Student-teacher ratio in core subjects Prime instructional time Opportunities in the arts SACS accreditation Parents attending conferences Character development program Dollars spent per pupil** Percent of expenditures for instruction** Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries** 1.0 17.0 to 1 92.4% Good No 100.0% Excellent $9,127 71.0% 69.0% Down from 4.0 Down from 18.7 to 1 Down from 95.4% No Change No Change No Change No Change Down 1.1% Down from 71.8% Down from 69.9% 51.4% 85.7% 81.8% 96.7% $45,888 8.1 days Down from 53.8% Up from 79.5% Down from 84.5% Down from 99.0% Down 0.3% Down from 21.2 days 98.3% 1.7% 96.4% 3.5% 7.5% 2.7% 1.4% Down from 100.0% Down from 2.0% Down from 96.6% N/A N/A N/A Down from 2.2% Change from Last Year

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Elementary Schools with Students Like Ours 100.0% 1.2% 96.0% 4.7% 13.9% 2.7% 0.0%

Median Elementary School

100.0% 0.9% 96.3% 7.2% 12.4% 1.9% 0.0%

59.6% 81.8% 87.1% 94.7% $47,226 11.3 days 4.0 19.6 to 1 89.5% Good Yes 100.0% Excellent $7,562 68.0% 65.0%

62.5% 83.3% 88.3% 95.0% $48,193 11.0 days 4.0 20.1 to 1 90.0% Good Yes 100.0% Excellent $7,364 68.0% 66.0%

* Includes current year teachers contracted for 185 or more days. ** Prior year audited financial data are reported.

Abbreviations for Missing Data N/ANot Applicable N/AVNot Available N/CNot Collected N/RNot Reported I/SInsufficient Sample

Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School Report of Principal and School Improvement Council

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As a partial magnet school with a focus on Math and Science, Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School is expanding to include all the components of a true STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) school. While some of our magnet students come from across our district, we pride ourselves on being a true neighborhood school where over 80% of our students walk to school. We encourage parents to pick up their students, allowing for daily contact with the teachers. This brief informal daily communication allows trust to build between our families and staff creating a warm and positive school climate. We have a wide range of community partners who contribute to our focus on health and wellness. Our students participate in our Action Based Learning Lab and yoga weekly. In addition, we work in collaboration with the Green Heart Project to show the importance of not only growing your own vegetables, but how to incorporate what you grow into a healthy life style. Through the generous donation from the Unitarian Church we are able to expose all of our students to several field trips each year. These field trips build on our STEM focus allowing students first-hand experiences with their learning. In addition, our partnerships with COSEE and local architects allow our students in grades three through five to experience what a career in that particular field could hold for them. Mitchells teachers and staff are among the most qualified, dedicated, and motivated in CCSD. With many holding masters or National Board Certification they work together as a team to offer the most challenging curriculum possible to our students. We strive every day to create a positive, encouraging, and nurturing environment where students are held to extremely high standards in a classroom atmosphere where they are free to take risks and ask questions. Along with the community support, the vast number of volunteers, and the many partnerships, we feel Mitchell is a true Gem of the City. Deborah J. Smith, Interim Principal Brandon White, SIC Chair

Evaluations by Teachers, Students and Parents


Number of surveys returned Percent satisfied with learning environment Percent satisfied with social and physical environment Percent satisfied with school-home relations Teachers N/A N/A N/A N/A Students* 42 73.8% 76.2% 80.5% Parents* 19 79% 72.2% 84.2%

* Only students at the highest elementary school grade level and their parents were included.

Abbreviations for Missing Data N/ANot Applicable N/AVNot Available N/CNot Collected N/RNot Reported I/SInsufficient Sample

Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School ESEA/Federal Accountability Rating System

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In July 2013, the South Carolina Department of Education was granted a waiver from several accountability requirements of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). This waiver allowed SC to replace the former pass/fail system with one that utilizes more of the statewide assessments already in place and combine these subject area results with graduation rate (in high schools) to determine if each school met the target or made progress toward the target. This analysis results in a letter grade for the school rather than the pass/fail system of previous years. For a detailed review of the matrix for each school and districts that determined the letter grade, please use the following link: http://ed.sc.gov/data/esea/ or request this information from your childs district or school. Overall Weighted Points Total Overall Grade Conversion Index Score 90-100 80-89.9 70-79.9 60-69.9 Less than 60 Grade A B C D F 82.5 B Description Performance substantially exceeds the state's expectations. Performance exceeds the state's expectations. Performance meets the state's expectations. Performance does not meet the state's expectations. Performance is substantially below the state's expectations

Accountability Indicator for Title I Schools


Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School school has been designated as a:  Title I Reward School for Performance - among the highest performing Title I schools in a given year. Title I Reward School for Progress one of the schools with substantial progress in student subgroups. Title I Focus School one of the schools with the highest average performance gap between subgroups. Title I Priority School one of the 5% lowest performing Title I schools. Title I School does not qualify as Reward, Focus or Priority School. Non-Title I School therefore the designations above are not applicable.

Teacher Quality and Student Attendance


Classes in low poverty schools not taught by highly qualified teachers Classes in high poverty schools not taught by highly qualified teachers Our School 0.0% 96.4% Our District 3.1% 4.1% State Objective 0.0% 94.0%* State 2.3% 4.9% Met State Objective Yes Yes

Classes not taught by highly qualified teachers Student attendance rate


* Or greater than last year

Abbreviations for Missing Data N/ANot Applicable N/AVNot Available N/CNot Collected N/RNot Reported I/SInsufficient Sample

Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School Performance By Group


Science Mean Social Studies Mean

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Math % Tested 100.0 100.0 100.0 N/A 100.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 100.0 95.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 N/A 100.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 100.0 95.0 ELA % Tested 100.0 100.0 100.0 N/A 100.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 100.0 95.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 N/A 100.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 100.0 95.0

Math Mean 638.4 637.1 639.9 N/A 638.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 634.7 635.0 622.8 N/A N/A N/A 622.8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 622.8 628.0

Subgroups

ELA Mean

Grades 3-5
All Students Male Female White African American Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic American Indian/Alaskan Disabled Limited English Proficient Subsidized meals Annual Measurable Objective (AMO) All Students Male Female White African American Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic American Indian/Alaskan Disabled Limited English Proficient Subsidized meals Annual Measurable Objective (AMO) 641.1 635.1 647.7 N/A 640.6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 639.0 635.0 625.5 N/A N/A N/A 625.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 625.5 628.0 602.1 603.0 601.1 N/A 602.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 598.4 635.0 592.0 N/A N/A N/A 592.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 592.0 628.0 631.9 629.3 635.0 N/A 631.2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 626.1 635.0 605.3 N/A N/A N/A 605.3 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 605.3 628.0

Grades 6-8

Abbreviations for Missing Data N/ANot Applicable N/AVNot Available N/CNot Collected N/RNot Reported I/SInsufficient Sample

Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School PASS Performance By Grade Level
Enrollment 1st Day of Testing % Exemplary

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English/Language Arts
3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 51 57 43 46 N/A N/A 49 52 55 44 N/A N/A 51 57 43 46 N/A N/A 49 52 55 44 N/A N/A 26 57 22 23 N/A N/A 25 52 28 23 N/A N/A 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV 20.4 40.8 52.5 48.9 N/A N/A 18.8 31.9 29.6 51.2 N/A N/A 24.5 44.9 40 33.3 N/A N/A 50 51.1 55.6 30.2 N/A N/A 40.8 57.1 37.5 37.8 N/A N/A 41.7 51.1 40.7 53.5 N/A N/A 30.8 67.3 35 39.1 N/A N/A 37.5 46.8 N/AV N/AV N/A N/A 55.1 14.3 7.5 17.8 N/A N/A 31.3 17 14.8 18.6 N/A N/A 36.7 18.4 15 20 N/A N/A 27.1 23.4 24.1 7 N/A N/A 11.5 4.1 5 4.3 N/A N/A 8.3 10.6 N/AV N/AV N/A N/A 79.6 59.2 47.5 51.1 N/A N/A 81.3 68.1 70.4 48.8 N/A N/A 77.6 75.5 52.5 57.8 N/A N/A 68.8 74.5 64.8 60.5 N/A N/A 42.3 71.4 40 43.5 N/A N/A 45.8 57.4 40.7 45.5 N/A N/A

2013

2012

Mathematics
22.4 24.5 47.5 42.2 N/A N/A 31.3 25.5 35.2 39.5 N/A N/A

2013

2012

Science
57.7 28.6 60 56.5 N/A N/A 54.2 42.6 N/AV N/AV N/A N/A

2013

2012

Abbreviations for Missing Data N/ANot Applicable N/AVNot Available N/CNot Collected N/RNot Reported I/SInsufficient Sample

% Met or Exemplary

% Not Met

% Tested

% Met

Grade

Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School PASS Performance By Grade Level
Enrollment 1st Day of Testing % Exemplary

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Social Studies
3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 25 57 21 23 N/A N/A 24 52 27 21 N/A N/A N/A N/A 45 N/A N/A N/A 49 52 55 44 N/A N/A 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV N/AV N/AV 93.3 N/AV N/AV N/AV 100 100 100 100 N/AV N/AV 17.4 20.4 N/AV 68.2 N/A N/A 37.5 21.3 51.9 N/AV N/A N/A 43.5 57.1 N/AV 27.3 N/A N/A 50 42.6 25.9 N/AV N/A N/A N/A N/A 25.6 N/A N/A N/A 39.6 57.4 44.4 51.2 N/A N/A 39.1 22.4 N/AV 4.5 N/A N/A 12.5 36.2 22.2 N/AV N/A N/A N/A N/A 15.4 N/A N/A N/A 12.5 6.4 11.1 18.6 N/A N/A 82.6 79.6 45 31.8 N/A N/A 62.5 78.7 48.1 47.6 N/A N/A N/A N/A 41 N/A N/A N/A 52.1 63.8 55.6 69.8 N/A N/A

2013

2012

Writing
N/A N/A 59 N/A N/A N/A 47.9 36.2 44.4 30.2 N/A N/A

2013

2012

Abbreviations for Missing Data N/ANot Applicable N/AVNot Available N/CNot Collected N/RNot Reported I/SInsufficient Sample

% Met or Exemplary

% Not Met

% Tested

% Met

Grade