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Richland 01

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1616 Richland Streeet
Columbia, SC 29201
Richland County
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PH: (803) 231-7500
FAX: (803) 231-7502

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  • 23,942 students
  • 50 schools

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 PASS Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Social Studies
 67% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 61% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 75% in 2013.

Science
 44% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 47% (2009)
The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

Writing
 63% (2010)
 62% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 71% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 73% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 73% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 80% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 54% (2009)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Social Studies
 73% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 75% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

Science
 65% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 60% (2009)
The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

Writing
 62% (2010)
 67% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 72% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 73% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 73% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 70% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Social Studies
 61% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 61% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

Science
 58% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 52% (2009)
The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

Writing
 70% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 67% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

English/Language Arts
 70% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 77% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

Math
 67% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 64% (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)
 71% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 70% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

Science
 56% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 52% (2009)
The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

Writing
 64% (2010)
 60% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 72% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 61% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 64% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

Math
 65% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 59% (2009)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Social Studies
 63% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 50% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

Science
 68% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 64% (2009)
The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

Writing
 54% (2010)
 61% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 70% in 2010.

English/Language Arts
 64% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 60% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 58% (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)
 64% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 62% (2009)
The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2013.

Science
 69% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 50% (2009)
The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

Writing
 69% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 58% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

English/Language Arts
 64% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 58% (2009)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

Math
 58% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 47% (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 Students67%
Female70%
Male64%
African-American61%
Asian58%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial79%
White85%
Subsidized meals61%
Full-pay meals82%
Disabled44%
Not disabled70%
English language learners83%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant67%

ScienceThis District
All Students44%
Female45%
Male43%
African-American36%
Asian36%
Hispanic43%
Multiracial61%
White77%
Subsidized meals36%
Full-pay meals69%
Disabled24%
Not disabled48%
English language learners33%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant44%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students73%
Female79%
Male68%
African-American68%
Asian63%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial90%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White90%
Subsidized meals68%
Full-pay meals89%
Disabled37%
Not disabled79%
English language learners77%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female67%
Male59%
African-American56%
Asian61%
Hispanic68%
Multiracial79%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White87%
Subsidized meals57%
Full-pay meals81%
Disabled31%
Not disabled69%
English language learners63%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
Social StudiesThis District
All Students73%
Female73%
Male72%
African-American67%
Asian67%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial86%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Subsidized meals66%
Full-pay meals89%
Disabled47%
Not disabled78%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%

ScienceThis District
All Students65%
Female66%
Male64%
African-American57%
Asian73%
Hispanic67%
Multiracial82%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Subsidized meals57%
Full-pay meals84%
Disabled35%
Not disabled71%
English language learners59%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students73%
Female77%
Male70%
African-American66%
Asian72%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial84%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Subsidized meals67%
Full-pay meals89%
Disabled34%
Not disabled80%
English language learners72%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female70%
Male71%
African-American64%
Asian67%
Hispanic74%
Multiracial84%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Subsidized meals64%
Full-pay meals87%
Disabled33%
Not disabled78%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant71%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Social StudiesThis District
All Students61%
Female62%
Male61%
African-American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracial69%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White85%
Subsidized meals55%
Full-pay meals78%
Disabled34%
Not disabled67%
English language learners52%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant61%

ScienceThis District
All Students58%
Female59%
Male58%
African-American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracial65%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Subsidized meals52%
Full-pay meals76%
Disabled32%
Not disabled64%
English language learners33%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant58%

WritingThis District
All Students70%
Female76%
Male65%
African-American65%
Asian55%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial80%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Subsidized meals64%
Full-pay meals87%
Disabled29%
Not disabled78%
English language learners58%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant70%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students70%
Female75%
Male66%
African-American65%
Asian73%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial76%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Subsidized meals65%
Full-pay meals84%
Disabled36%
Not disabled77%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant70%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Female71%
Male64%
African-American62%
Asian75%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial73%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Subsidized meals62%
Full-pay meals81%
Disabled30%
Not disabled75%
English language learners66%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant67%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Social StudiesThis District
All Students73%
Female75%
Male71%
African-American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracial88%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized meals67%
Full-pay meals88%
Disabled40%
Not disabled79%
English language learners67%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%

ScienceThis District
All Students56%
Female60%
Male52%
African-American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracial72%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White84%
Subsidized meals48%
Full-pay meals75%
Disabled18%
Not disabled63%
English language learners35%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant56%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students61%
Female67%
Male55%
African-American53%
Asian70%
Hispanic72%
Multiracial81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Subsidized meals54%
Full-pay meals76%
Disabled22%
Not disabled68%
English language learners53%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students65%
Female71%
Male60%
African-American58%
Asian62%
Hispanic75%
Multiracial84%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Subsidized meals59%
Full-pay meals80%
Disabled27%
Not disabled72%
English language learners66%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Social StudiesThis District
All Students63%
Female66%
Male61%
African-American57%
Asian72%
Hispanic67%
Multiracial63%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Subsidized meals57%
Full-pay meals77%
Disabled27%
Not disabled69%
English language learners69%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%

ScienceThis District
All Students68%
Female71%
Male65%
African-American61%
Asian60%
Hispanic75%
Multiracial76%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized meals61%
Full-pay meals82%
Disabled25%
Not disabled75%
English language learners67%
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students64%
Female69%
Male60%
African-American57%
Asian69%
Hispanic77%
Multiracial77%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Subsidized meals57%
Full-pay meals80%
Disabled24%
Not disabled71%
English language learners76%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant64%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female65%
Male63%
African-American56%
Asian87%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial67%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White89%
Subsidized meals56%
Full-pay meals78%
Disabled21%
Not disabled70%
English language learners76%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
Social StudiesThis District
All Students65%
Female68%
Male64%
African-American60%
Asian50%
Hispanic65%
Multiracial81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Subsidized meals60%
Full-pay meals75%
Disabled29%
Not disabled72%
English language learners50%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant65%

ScienceThis District
All Students69%
Female69%
Male69%
African-American61%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracial78%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized meals63%
Full-pay meals79%
Disabled30%
Not disabled75%
English language learners68%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%

WritingThis District
All Students69%
Female77%
Male61%
African-American62%
Asian64%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial79%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Subsidized meals64%
Full-pay meals78%
Disabled22%
Not disabled77%
English language learners67%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%

English/Language ArtsThis District
All Students64%
Female70%
Male58%
African-American56%
Asian47%
Hispanic77%
Multiracial79%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Subsidized meals57%
Full-pay meals75%
Disabled25%
Not disabled70%
English language learners62%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant64%

MathThis District
All Students58%
Female61%
Male56%
African-American50%
Asian50%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial65%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Subsidized meals50%
Full-pay meals72%
Disabled21%
Not disabled64%
English language learners59%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant58%
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
 84% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for English/Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 75% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 69% (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 Students84%
Female89%
Male80%
African-American81%
Asian75%
Hispanic93%
Multiracial87%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Subsidized meals81%
Full-pay meals89%
Disabled40%
Not disabled91%
English language learners71%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female78%
Male72%
African-American69%
Asian83%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial75%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized meals68%
Full-pay meals83%
Disabled28%
Not disabled82%
English language learners74%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
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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