South Carolina

South Carolina
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School and Teacher Demographics
Per pupil expenditures
(CCD, 2000-01)

$6,631 91 5

Number of Districts
(CCD, 2001-02)

Number Schools

of

Charter

(CCD, 2001-02)

Number of Public Schools
(CCD)

Elementary Middle High Combined Total Number of FTE Teachers
(CCD)

1993-94 588 238 191 10 1,027

2001-02 601 251 188 12 1,052

Elementary Middle High Combined Total
(SASS)

1993-94 18,008 9,475 10,036 162 37,681

2001-02 22,257 10,523 11,745 384 44,909

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 1994 78% 72 74 72 2000 68% 79 75 83

English Math Science Social Studies

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

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Sources of Funding District Average
(CCD, 2000-01)

Student Demographics
Public school enrollment
(CCD)

Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12) Race/ethnicity
(CCD)

1993-94 7,407 459,707 176,745 636,452

2001-02 18,397 467,715 186,967 654,682

1993-94 American Indian/Alaskan Natives Asian/Pacific Islander Black Hispanic White Other Students with disabilities
(OSEP)

2001-02 * 1% 42 2 55 2001-02 14% 2000-01 1%

* 1% 41 1 57 1993-94 11% 1993-94 *

Students with limited English proficiency
(ED/NCBE)

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

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Migratory students
(OME)

1993-94 2001-02 * 1% All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program† (CCD, 2001-02)

† 1 school did not report.

Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from states, January 2002 for 2001-02 school year.)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment Rating based on percent of students meeting standard (five levels). Expected School Improvement on Assessment Rewards for high improvement of students using matched longitudinal data. Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools Annual improvement toward 75 percent at or above Basic level in English or language arts and 70 percent at or above Basic level in math.

Title I 2001-02
(ED Consolidated Report, 2001-02)

Number of schools Schools meeting AYP Goal Schools identified for Improvement Title I Allocation
Key

Schoolwide Programs 454 88% 368 87% 27 100% $119,751,946

Targeted Assistance 59 28% 57 13% 0%

Total 513 100% 425 83% 27 5%

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

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(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected and Delinquent, ED, 2000-2001)

NAEP State Results
Grade 4 Reading, 2003 Proficient level and above Basic level and above Math, 2003 Proficient level and above Basic level and above 25% 59 32% 79 Grade 8 24% 69 26% 67

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Student Achievement 2001-02 Assessment: Palmetto Achievement Challenge Test. State Definition of Proficient: Meets expectations for performance based on curriculum standards approved by the State Board of Education. Elementary School Grade 4 English Language Arts Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities
Below Basic Basic Proficient Advanced

19% 49 28

47% 25 53

31% 25 18

3% 1 1

45
32 44

42
55 44

13 14 11

0 0 1

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

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Grade 4 Mathematics Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities
Below Basic Basic Proficient Advanced

25% 40 36

39% 31 43

20% 18 15

15% 11 6

45
35 47

37
39 36

11 17 11

7 13 4

Student Achievement Trend English Language Arts 4th grade Meets or Exceeds Proficient

Middle School Grade 8 English Language Arts Students in:
Below Basic Basic Proficient Advanced

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

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All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities

30% 42 45

43% 42 43

22% 14 11

4% 2 1

65
60 71

31
20 26

4 13 5

0 7 0

Grade 8 Mathematics Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities
Below Basic Basic Proficient Advanced

38% 40 54

43% 49 39

13% 8 5

6% 3 2

59 69 72

31 25 25

7 0 2

3 6 1

Student Achievement Trend Mathematics 8th grade Meets or Exceeds Proficient

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

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High School†† Grade Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities

Grade Mathematics Students in: All schools Title I schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with limited English proficiency Migratory students Students with Disabilities
††High school assessment results not available for 2001-02.

High School Indicators High school dropout rate (CCD, event)
Key

1993-94
n/a%

2000-01
3%

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies

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1994-95 Postsecondary enrollment
(NCES, High school grads enrolled in college)

2000-01
66%

58%

Key

* —

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable

n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = 75-100% students qualify for lunch subsidies