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Dorchester 02 School District

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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102 Greenwave Blvd
Summerville, SC 29483
Dorchester County
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PH: (843) 873-2901
FAX: (843) 873-4053

  • Grade n/a
  • 23,346 students
  • 20 schools

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 PASS Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Social Studies
 81% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 84% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 75% in 2013.

Science
 68% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 75% (2009)
The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

Writing
 82% (2010)
 78% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 71% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 87% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 85% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 80% in 2013.

Math
 85% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 77% (2009)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Social Studies
 86% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 87% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

Science
 80% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 72% (2009)
The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

Writing
 83% (2010)
 80% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 72% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 87% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 82% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 90% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 83% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Social Studies
 79% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 78% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

Science
 79% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 73% (2009)
The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

Writing
 83% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 86% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

English/Language Arts
 88% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 85% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 80% (2009)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Social Studies
 87% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 82% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

Science
 76% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 70% (2009)
The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

Writing
 83% (2010)
 81% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 72% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 79% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 78% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

Math
 83% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 73% (2009)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Social Studies
 81% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 73% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

Science
 85% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 79% (2009)
The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

Writing
 78% (2010)
 82% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 70% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 79% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 79% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 84% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 78% (2009)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Social Studies
 85% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 77% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2013.

Science
 84% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 72% (2009)
The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

Writing
 84% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 79% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

English/Language Arts
 78% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 75% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

Math
 80% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 70% (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 Students81%
Female85%
Male78%
African-American67%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial80%
White88%
Subsidized meals70%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabled50%
Not disabled85%
English language learners80%
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant81%

ScienceThis District
All Students68%
Female66%
Male70%
African-American43%
Asian80%
Hispanic64%
Multiracial70%
White79%
Subsidized meals52%
Full-pay meals81%
Disabled33%
Not disabled72%
English language learners59%
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
African-American78%
Asian94%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial90%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Subsidized meals79%
Full-pay meals94%
Disabled53%
Not disabled91%
English language learners83%
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant87%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female86%
Male84%
African-American71%
Asian94%
Hispanic86%
Multiracial89%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Subsidized meals75%
Full-pay meals93%
Disabled51%
Not disabled89%
English language learners86%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
Social StudiesThis District
All Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
African-American77%
Asian97%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial84%
American Indian/Alaskan Native93%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Subsidized meals79%
Full-pay meals92%
Disabled57%
Not disabled89%
English language learners88%
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant86%

ScienceThis District
All Students80%
Female81%
Male78%
African-American62%
Asian91%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial76%
American Indian/Alaskan Native79%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Subsidized meals70%
Full-pay meals87%
Disabled44%
Not disabled83%
English language learners76%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
African-American75%
Asian100%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial84%
American Indian/Alaskan Native93%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Subsidized meals81%
Full-pay meals92%
Disabled50%
Not disabled90%
English language learners86%
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant87%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Female90%
Male89%
African-American79%
Asian97%
Hispanic91%
Multiracial86%
American Indian/Alaskan Native100%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Subsidized meals85%
Full-pay meals93%
Disabled54%
Not disabled93%
English language learners93%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant90%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Social StudiesThis District
All Students79%
Female78%
Male81%
African-American65%
Asian82%
Hispanic76%
Multiracial83%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Subsidized meals66%
Full-pay meals89%
Disabled48%
Not disabled82%
English language learners71%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant79%

ScienceThis District
All Students79%
Female80%
Male78%
African-American62%
Asian93%
Hispanic65%
Multiracial83%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Subsidized meals67%
Full-pay meals89%
Disabled38%
Not disabled82%
English language learners68%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant79%

WritingThis District
All Students83%
Female89%
Male77%
African-American69%
Asian94%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial83%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Subsidized meals73%
Full-pay meals91%
Disabled30%
Not disabled88%
English language learners76%
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students88%
Female90%
Male85%
African-American76%
Asian91%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial87%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Subsidized meals80%
Full-pay meals94%
Disabled50%
Not disabled91%
English language learners80%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female90%
Male86%
African-American78%
Asian91%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial92%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Subsidized meals80%
Full-pay meals94%
Disabled48%
Not disabled92%
English language learners86%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Social StudiesThis District
All Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
African-American79%
Asian95%
Hispanic85%
Multiracial91%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Subsidized meals81%
Full-pay meals92%
Disabled67%
Not disabled88%
English language learners81%
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant87%

ScienceThis District
All Students76%
Female76%
Male76%
African-American61%
Asian82%
Hispanic76%
Multiracial72%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Subsidized meals64%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabled32%
Not disabled80%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant76%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students79%
Female81%
Male76%
African-American63%
Asian87%
Hispanic77%
Multiracial77%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander82%
White87%
Subsidized meals67%
Full-pay meals87%
Disabled34%
Not disabled82%
English language learners67%
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%

MathThis District
All Students83%
Female85%
Male82%
African-American72%
Asian95%
Hispanic79%
Multiracial89%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander100%
White89%
Subsidized meals75%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabled39%
Not disabled87%
English language learners80%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant83%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Social StudiesThis District
All Students81%
Female82%
Male79%
African-American70%
Asian71%
Hispanic79%
Multiracial90%
American Indian/Alaskan Native80%
White86%
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay meals88%
Disabled40%
Not disabled84%
English language learners68%
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant81%

ScienceThis District
All Students85%
Female88%
Male83%
African-American76%
Asian83%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial99%
American Indian/Alaskan Native100%
White89%
Subsidized meals77%
Full-pay meals91%
Disabled47%
Not disabled88%
English language learners73%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students79%
Female83%
Male75%
African-American65%
Asian83%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial90%
American Indian/Alaskan Native70%
White85%
Subsidized meals70%
Full-pay meals86%
Disabled31%
Not disabled82%
English language learners61%
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Female85%
Male82%
African-American71%
Asian92%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial90%
American Indian/Alaskan Native100%
White90%
Subsidized meals75%
Full-pay meals91%
Disabled45%
Not disabled87%
English language learners75%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
Social StudiesThis District
All Students85%
Female85%
Male84%
African-American73%
Asian83%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial88%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Subsidized meals76%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabled38%
Not disabled89%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%

ScienceThis District
All Students84%
Female84%
Male84%
African-American70%
Asian93%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial85%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Subsidized meals75%
Full-pay meals91%
Disabled45%
Not disabled88%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant84%

WritingThis District
All Students84%
Female88%
Male80%
African-American72%
Asian88%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial82%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Subsidized meals75%
Full-pay meals90%
Disabled36%
Not disabled88%
English language learners63%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students78%
Female82%
Male74%
African-American64%
Asian85%
Hispanic72%
Multiracial77%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Subsidized meals70%
Full-pay meals84%
Disabled32%
Not disabled83%
English language learners53%
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant78%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female81%
Male79%
African-American64%
Asian89%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial75%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Subsidized meals69%
Full-pay meals87%
Disabled39%
Not disabled84%
English language learners74%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%
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
 94% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 91% (2007)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 85% (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

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 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 Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
African-American88%
Asian83%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial98%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Subsidized meals88%
Full-pay meals96%
Disabled67%
Not disabled96%
English language learners62%
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female88%
Male88%
African-American77%
Asian96%
Hispanic87%
Multiracial95%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized meals78%
Full-pay meals93%
Disabled55%
Not disabled91%
English language learners76%
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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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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