South Carolina

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

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Student Demographics
Public school enrollment (CCD) Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12)
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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from states, January 2002 for 2001-02 school year)

$6,631 91

Number of districts
(CCD, 2001-02)

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 2001-02)

1993-94 7,407 459,707 176,745 636,452
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2001-02 18,397 467,715 186,967 654,682
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Number of public schools (CCD) 1993-94 588 Elementary 238 Middle 191 High 10 Combined 1,027 Total Number of FTE teachers Elementary Middle School High School Combined Total
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2001-02 601 251 188 12 1,052 2001-02 22,257 10,523 11,745 384 44,909
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Race/ethnicity (CCD) 1993-94 American Indian/Alaskan Natives * 1% Asian/Pacific Islander 41 Black 1 Hispanic 57 White — Other Students with disabilities (OSEP)
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2001-02 * 1% 42 2 55 — 2001-02 14% 2001-02 1%
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(CCD)

Migratory students (OME)
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Students with limited English proficiency (ED/NCBE)
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2000-01 1%
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All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program^ (CCD, 2001-02)

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 2000-01)

0-34% 35-49% 50-74% 75-100%
^ 1 school did not report.

238 212 354 248

Federal 8% State 54%

Local 38%

KEY: * KEY: — KEY: n/a

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= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) 1994 2000 78% 68% English 72 79 Math 74 75 Science 72 83 Social Studies

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1993-94 18,008 9,475 10,036 162 37,681
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1993-94 11%

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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)

Schoolwide Programs

Targeted Total Assistance

454 88% 368 Schools meeting AYP goal 87% Schools in need of improvement 27 100%
Number of schools

59 12% 57 13% 0 —

513 100% 425 83% 27 5%

Title I allocation

$119,751,946

(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected and Delinquent, ED, 2001-02)

NAEP State Results
Reading, 2003 Proficient level and above Basic level and above Math, 2003 Proficient level and above Basic level and above
Grade 4 Grade 8

25% 59

24% 69

32% 79

26% 67

South Carolina
Student Achievement 2001-02

Assessment State Definition of Proficient

Palmetto Achievement Challenge Test. Meets expectations for performance based on curriculum standards approved by the State Board of Education.

Elementary School
Grade 4
English Language Arts
Proficient 0

Grade 8
English Language Arts
Students in: Basic All Schools 30% Title I Schools 42 Economically 45 Disadvantaged Students Students with Limited English Proficiency Migratory Students Students with Disabilities
Below
Proficient 0

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Middle School

High School ^ ^
Grade
Students in: All Schools Title I Schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with Limited English Proficiency Migratory Students Students with Disabilities

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Students in: All Schools Title I Schools Economically Disadvantaged Students

Below Basic

Basic

Proficient Advanced

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Basic

Proficient Advanced

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19% 49 28

47% 25 53

31% 25 18

3% 1 1

43% 42 43

22% 14 11

5% 2 1

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Students with Limited English Proficiency 45 Migratory Students 32 Students with Disabilities 44

42 55 44

13 14 11

0 0 1

65 60 71

31 20 26

4 13 3

0 7 0

Grade 4
Mathematics
Students in: Basic All Schools 25% Title I Schools 40 Economically 36 Disadvantaged Students
Below
Proficient 0

Grade 8
Mathematics
Students in: Basic All Schools 38% Title I Schools 40 Economically 54 Disadvantaged Students
Below
Proficient 0

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Grade
Students in: All Schools Title I Schools Economically Disadvantaged Students Students with Limited English Proficiency Migratory Students Students with Disabilities

Basic

Proficient Advanced

Basic

Proficient Advanced

39% 31 43

21% 18 15

15% 11 6

43% 49 39

13% 8 5

6% 3 2

Students with Limited English Proficiency 45 37 11 Migratory Students 35 39 14 Students with Disabilities 47 36 11 Student Achievement Trend English Language Arts 4th grade Meets or Exceeds Proficient
100 80 60 40 20 0
KEY: * — n/a # High Poverty Schools

7 12 6

Students with Limited English Proficiency 59 31 7 Migratory Students 69 25 0 Students with Disabilities 72 25 2 Student Achievement Trend Mathematics 8th grade Meets or Exceeds Proficient
100 80 60 40 20 0 15 20 18 19

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High School Indicators
High school dropout rate (CCD, event)
1993-94 2000-01

n/a
1994-95

3%
2000-01

29

37

37

34

1999 2000 2001 2002
= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too few to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

1999 2000 2001 2002

Postsecondary enrollment
(NCES, High school graduates enrolled in college) ^^

58%

66%

High school assessment results not available for 2001-02.
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