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Aiken County Public School District

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1000 Brookhaven Dr
Aiken, SC 29803
Aiken County
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PH: (803) 641-2431
FAX: (803) 641-2700

  • Grades PK, 1-12
  • 24,632 students
  • 41 schools

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 PASS Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Social Studies
 68% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 71% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 75% in 2013.

Science
 56% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 63% (2009)
The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

Writing
 69% (2010)
 70% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 71% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 79% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 80% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 80% in 2013.

Math
 69% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 69% (2009)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Social Studies
 77% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 75% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

Science
 69% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 68% (2009)
The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

Writing
 73% (2010)
 66% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 72% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 77% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 76% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 75% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 77% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Social Studies
 65% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 67% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

Science
 65% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 73% (2009)
The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

Writing
 74% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 74% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

English/Language Arts
 74% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 83% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

Math
 69% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 77% (2009)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Social Studies
 73% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 78% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

Science
 63% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 65% (2009)
The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

Writing
 73% (2010)
 73% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 72% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 69% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 75% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

Math
 70% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 74% (2009)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Social Studies
 56% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 53% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

Science
 68% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 69% (2009)
The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

Writing
 73% (2010)
 74% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 70% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 70% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 72% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 68% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 71% (2009)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Social Studies
 65% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 69% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2013.

Science
 73% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 63% (2009)
The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

Writing
 73% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 70% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

English/Language Arts
 71% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 72% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

Math
 69% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 67% (2009)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/language arts, math, social studies and science.
  • The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in South Carolina: An Overview

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 PASS Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
Social StudiesThis District
All Students68%
Female70%
Male67%
African-American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracial65%
White79%
Subsidized meals58%
Full-pay meals87%
Disabled30%
Not disabled74%
English language learners63%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant68%

ScienceThis District
All Students56%
Female58%
Male53%
African-American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracial57%
White69%
Subsidized meals46%
Full-pay meals71%
Disabled16%
Not disabled61%
English language learners42%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant56%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students79%
Female84%
Male75%
African-American66%
Asian100%
Hispanic74%
Multiracial73%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White87%
Subsidized meals72%
Full-pay meals91%
Disabled25%
Not disabled86%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant79%

MathThis District
All Students69%
Female72%
Male67%
African-American50%
Asian93%
Hispanic67%
Multiracial61%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Subsidized meals60%
Full-pay meals85%
Disabled19%
Not disabled76%
English language learners65%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant69%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
Social StudiesThis District
All Students77%
Female78%
Male77%
African-American67%
Asian92%
Hispanic70%
Multiracial70%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay meals88%
Disabled42%
Not disabled82%
English language learners71%
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant77%

ScienceThis District
All Students69%
Female68%
Male70%
African-American51%
Asian77%
Hispanic66%
Multiracial70%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Subsidized meals61%
Full-pay meals84%
Disabled29%
Not disabled74%
English language learners66%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant69%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students77%
Female83%
Male73%
African-American64%
Asian100%
Hispanic74%
Multiracial78%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay meals89%
Disabled25%
Not disabled84%
English language learners74%
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant78%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female77%
Male73%
African-American59%
Asian85%
Hispanic69%
Multiracial81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Subsidized meals68%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabled30%
Not disabled80%
English language learners71%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Social StudiesThis District
All Students65%
Female66%
Male64%
African-American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracial68%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White74%
Subsidized meals54%
Full-pay meals83%
Disabled25%
Not disabled70%
English language learners71%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

ScienceThis District
All Students65%
Female67%
Male62%
African-American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracial67%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White73%
Subsidized meals55%
Full-pay meals82%
Disabled19%
Not disabled70%
English language learners68%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant65%

WritingThis District
All Students74%
Female81%
Male67%
African-American64%
Asian92%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial80%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Subsidized meals66%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabled19%
Not disabled80%
English language learners71%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students74%
Female78%
Male71%
African-American60%
Asian91%
Hispanic74%
Multiracial75%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White83%
Subsidized meals64%
Full-pay meals91%
Disabled28%
Not disabled80%
English language learners73%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%

MathThis District
All Students69%
Female70%
Male67%
African-American53%
Asian92%
Hispanic70%
Multiracial75%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White78%
Subsidized meals58%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabled18%
Not disabled74%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant69%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Social StudiesThis District
All Students73%
Female72%
Male74%
African-American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracial68%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White80%
Subsidized meals63%
Full-pay meals87%
Disabled39%
Not disabled78%
English language learners73%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%

ScienceThis District
All Students63%
Female65%
Male61%
African-American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracial69%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White72%
Subsidized meals53%
Full-pay meals77%
Disabled13%
Not disabled69%
English language learners60%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students69%
Female74%
Male65%
African-American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracial74%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Subsidized meals59%
Full-pay meals84%
Disabled25%
Not disabled75%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female73%
Male68%
African-American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracial74%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Subsidized meals60%
Full-pay meals85%
Disabled24%
Not disabled76%
English language learners73%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant70%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Social StudiesThis District
All Students56%
Female57%
Male56%
African-American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracial64%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White62%
Subsidized meals45%
Full-pay meals72%
Disabled20%
Not disabled60%
English language learners55%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant56%

ScienceThis District
All Students68%
Female70%
Male66%
African-American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracial56%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White76%
Subsidized meals57%
Full-pay meals82%
Disabled29%
Not disabled73%
English language learners62%
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students70%
Female73%
Male66%
African-American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracial72%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White76%
Subsidized meals59%
Full-pay meals83%
Disabled27%
Not disabled74%
English language learners69%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant70%

MathThis District
All Students68%
Female70%
Male66%
African-American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracial72%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White76%
Subsidized meals58%
Full-pay meals82%
Disabled26%
Not disabled73%
English language learners62%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant68%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
Social StudiesThis District
All Students65%
Female65%
Male64%
African-American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracial55%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White75%
Subsidized meals55%
Full-pay meals77%
Disabled28%
Not disabled69%
English language learners59%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

ScienceThis District
All Students73%
Female73%
Male74%
African-American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracial88%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Subsidized meals61%
Full-pay meals88%
Disabled35%
Not disabled78%
English language learners40%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant73%

WritingThis District
All Students73%
Female81%
Male65%
African-American61%
Asian70%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial79%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Subsidized meals63%
Full-pay meals85%
Disabled25%
Not disabled78%
English language learners51%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant73%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students71%
Female77%
Male66%
African-American61%
Asian80%
Hispanic66%
Multiracial81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Subsidized meals63%
Full-pay meals81%
Disabled26%
Not disabled76%
English language learners54%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant71%

MathThis District
All Students69%
Female72%
Male67%
African-American58%
Asian82%
Hispanic66%
Multiracial74%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Subsidized meals59%
Full-pay meals81%
Disabled23%
Not disabled74%
English language learners55%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant69%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/language arts, math, social studies and science.
  • The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina.
  • The different student groups are identified by the South Carolina Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in South Carolina: An Overview

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 HSAP Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 10

English/Language Arts
 92% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 South Carolina used the High School Assessment Program (HSAP) to test grade 10 students in English/language arts and math.
  • The HSAP is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The HSAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in South Carolina: An Overview

See South Carolina's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

Back to top >
 HSAP Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 10
English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students92%
Female95%
Male90%
African-American86%
Asian83%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial97%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Subsidized meals88%
Full-pay meals97%
Disabled63%
Not disabled95%
English language learners83%
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant92%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female88%
Male87%
African-American79%
Asian83%
Hispanic88%
Multiracial94%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Subsidized meals81%
Full-pay meals95%
Disabled47%
Not disabled92%
English language learners82%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 South Carolina used the High School Assessment Program (HSAP) to test grade 10 students in English/language arts and math.
  • The HSAP is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The HSAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina.
  • The different student groups are identified by the South Carolina Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in South Carolina: An Overview

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 Students

 
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