South Carolina

Districts and schools
Number of districts
(CCD)

http://www.sde.state.sc.us
Students
2002-03
89

Staff
1993-94
Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12) 7,407 459,707 176,745 636,452

1993-94
95

Public school enrollment (CCD)

2002-03
19,949 478,984 191,743 670,727

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary 17,975
Middle High Combined Other Total Instructional aides Instructional coordinators Administrators Other Total 9,412 10,036 80 1,117 38,620 6,891 503 2,429 24,375 34,198

2002-03
22,221 10,399 11,796 342 1,880 46,578 1,947 741 3,440 10,459 16,587

Number of public schools

(CCD)

Elementary 589 609 Middle 239 247 High 195 203 Combined 11 12 Other 13 10 Total 1,047 1,081 10

Race/ethnicity (CCD)
American Indian/Alaskan Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Students with disabilities (OSEP) * 1% 41 1 57 11% * * 1% 41 3 54 14% 1%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)

Number of charter schools (CCD)

Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2001-02, in thousands)

2001-02
$2,857,016 257,624 1,630,168 4,744,808

Instructional Noninstructional Support Total

Students with limited English proficiency (NCELA) Migrant students
(OME)

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

$2,114,689 224,942 1,233,218 3,572,849

*

*

Percentage of core courses taught by highly qualified teachers, 2002-03 (As defined and reported by states, collected by ED)

Per-pupil expenditures
(CCD , adjusted for inflation to 2001-02)

$5,550

$7,017

Eighth-grade students enrolled in 1996 27% Algebra I for high school credit
(NAEP)

2003

24%

Not Available

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2001-02)

Federal 9% State 51%

Local 40%

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced343,810 Price Lunch Program, 2002-03 (CCD) Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2002-03 (CCD)
0-34% 35-49% 50-74% 221 221 365 254

Outcomes

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) n/a Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 67% 58 College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) NAEP state results (NCES)
Reading, Grade 4 Proficient level or above Basic level or above Math, Grade 8 Proficient level or above Basic level or above

2000-01
3% 57 66

1994
20% 48

2003
25% 59

Title I allocation 2001-02
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

$142,363,522

75-100%

1996
14% 48

2003
26% 67

KEY:

94

K

— n/a # FTE

* = Less than 0.5 percent

= Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = Full Time Equivalent

^

20 schools did not report.

Statewide Accountability Information
See Appendix B for South Carolina’s definitions of proficient for English/language arts and mathematics for grades 4, 8, and high school. See http://www.myscschools.com/reportcard/2003/ for more details on the statewide accountability system. State assessment for NCLB accountability: Palmetto Achievement Challenge Test (PACT) State student achievement levels: Below Basic, Basic, Proficient, Advanced

South Carolina

S t u d e n t A c h i e v e m e n t 2 0 0 2 - 0 3
Palmetto Achievement Challenge Test (PACT), used for NCLB accountability English or language arts Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8 High school
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic students Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic students 32% 18 14 35 7 17 22 43 20% 9 <5 <5 <5 8 13 29 29% 16 11 6 7 16 19 40

NCLB Accountability Goals
2001-02 Annual measurable objective starting point
Grade 4 English/language arts Mathematics Grade 8 English/language arts Mathematics High school nglish/language arts E Mathematics 17.6% 15.5 17.6 15.5 17.6 15.5

Target (2002-03)
17.6% 15.5 17.6 15.5 17.6 15.5

Student achievement trend: English or language arts percent proficient level or above

100% 75% 50% 37 34 32 25% 0% Grade 4 24 27 20 29

2003 2002 2001

2002-03 NCLB accountability results, applied to 2003-04 school year
AYP outcomes and consequences
Made AYP Identified for improvement: Year 1 Year 2 Corrective action Restructuring Exited improvement status (made AYP twice after missing twice or more, includes total “made” above)

Title I schools
110 (20%) 64 (12%) 11 (2%) 15 (3%) 0 0

All schools
584 (55%) 64 (6%) 11 (1%) 15 (1%) 0 0

All districts
79 (89%) 6 (7%) 0 1 (1%) 0 0

n/a n/a Grade 8 High School
Grade 8
19% 8 12 3 8 6 14 28

Mathematics Proficient level or above for: Grade 4
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic students Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic students 33% 20 12 37 14 17 26 47

High school
31% 17 15 8 12 41 22 43

Other indicator, 2002-03
Elementary indicator: Attendance Middle indicator: Attendance High school indicator: Graduation rate

State target

State outcome
Met Met Met

Meet or exceed 95.3% Meet or exceed 95.3% Meet or progress toward 77.3% 1,770 1,477 4% 14%

Student achievement trend: Mathematics percent proficient level or above

100% 75% 50% 25% 0% 26 36 33 18 19 19 31

NCLB choice participation
Title I school choice: Supplemental educational services:

Number of Title I students Percent of eligible students

2003 2002 2001

Grade 4

n/a n/a Grade 8 High School

95