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SC REPORT CARD INTRODUCTION

The South Carolina Report Card was redesigned in 2018 to make it easier for parents and other stakeholders to find and understand information about schools. The new report card provides an overall score based on several categories. Explore those factors here.

Academic
Achievement

Preparing
for Success

Student
Progress

English Learners'
Proficiency

Graduation
Rate

College & Career
Ready

Student
Engagement

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Source: SC School Report Cards (online: https://screportcards.ed.sc.gov/).

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School scores are as reported in the SC School Report Card. State and district scores are averages of individual school scores.

Elementary School Ratings Scale

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RATINGS

Performance ratings for schools are based on meeting the criteria of the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate.

RatingPoints
Excellent* - School performance substantially exceeds criteria61 to 100
Good - School performance exceeds criteria53 to 60
Average - School performance meets criteria 42 to 52
Below Average - School performance is in jeopardy of not meeting criteria 34 to 41
Unsatisfactory - School performance fails to meet criteria0 to 33

How Elementary Schools are Rated

Ratings are based on points from the following categories. Schools with fewer than 20 English Learners (ELs) do not receive a rating for English Learners’ Proficiency. Their point totals are listed in parentheses.

Academic Achievement
35 points (40 points without ELs)
Student Progress
35 points (40 points without ELs)
Preparing for Success
10 points (10 points without ELs)
English Learners' Proficiency
10 points (0 points without ELs)
Student Engagement
10 points (10 points without ELs)

Source: “Guide to the SC School Report Cards.” (online: https://eoc.sc.gov/sites/default/files/Documents/RC%202018%20Info/School%20Report%20Cards%20Guide.10022018.pdf).
Note: Rating lowered to “Good” if students’ assessment participation is < 95%.

Middle School Ratings Scale

MIDDLE SCHOOL RATINGS

Performance ratings for schools are based on meeting the criteria of the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate.

RatingPoints
Excellent* - School performance substantially exceeds criteria56 to 100
Good - School performance exceeds criteria48 to 55
Average - School performance meets criteria 36 to 47
Below Average - School performance is in jeopardy of not meeting criteria 29 to 35
Unsatisfactory - School performance fails to meet criteria0 to 28

How Middle Schools are Rated

Ratings are based on points from the following categories. Schools with fewer than 20 English Learners (ELs) do not receive a rating for English Learners’ Proficiency. Their point totals are listed in parentheses.

Academic Achievement
35 points (40 points without ELs)
Student Progress
35 points (40 points without ELs)
Preparing for Success
10 points (10 points without ELs)
English Learners' Proficiency
10 points (0 points without ELs)
Student Engagement
10 points (10 points without ELs)

Source: “Guide to the SC School Report Cards.” (online: https://eoc.sc.gov/sites/default/files/Documents/RC%202018%20Info/School%20Report%20Cards%20Guide.10022018.pdf).
Note: Rating lowered to “Good” if students’ assessment participation is < 95%.

High School Ratings Scale

HIGH SCHOOL RATINGS

Performance ratings for schools are based on meeting the criteria of the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate.

RatingPoints
Excellent* - School performance substantially exceeds criteria67 to 100
Good - School performance exceeds criteria60 to 66
Average - School performance meets criteria 51 to 59
Below Average - School performance is in jeopardy of not meeting criteria 40 to 50
Unsatisfactory - School performance fails to meet criteria0 to 39

How High Schools are Rated

Ratings are based on points from the following categories. Schools with fewer than 20 English Learners (ELs) do not receive a rating for English Learners’ Proficiency. Their point totals are listed in parentheses.

Academic Achievement
25 points (30 points without ELs)
Graduation Rate
25 points (30 points without ELs)
College & Career Ready
25 points (25 points without ELs)
Preparing for Success
10 points (10 points without ELs)
English Learners' Proficiency
10 points (0 points without ELs)
Student Engagement
5 points (5 points without ELs)

Source: “Guide to the SC School Report Cards.” (online: https://eoc.sc.gov/sites/default/files/Documents/RC%202018%20Info/School%20Report%20Cards%20Guide.10022018.pdf).
Note: Rating lowered to “Good” if students’ assessment participation is < 95%.

Note: Overall points at the district and state levels represent the average overall scores of individual schools by school level (elementary, middle and high schools).
Source: SC School Report Cards (online: https://screportcards.ed.sc.gov/).

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ACCOUNTABILITY DATA

Click on Overall Points to sort by SC School Report Card performance. Sorting by individual indicators should be done with caution as some schools do not have a score for English Learners’ Proficiency leading to differences in total possible points for an indicator. Learn More about ratings in the previous section.

Note: Overall points at the district and state levels represent the average overall scores of individual schools by school level (elementary, middle and high schools).
Source: SC School Report Cards (online: https://screportcards.ed.sc.gov/).

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