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Jackson Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 328 students

 

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

The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
42%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
70%
Writing

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
74%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
52%
Writing

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
62%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

All Students76%
Female77%
Male75%
African-American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Subsidized meals74%
Full-pay meals80%
Disabled36%
Not disabled82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant76%

Math

All Students64%
Female60%
Male67%
African-American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White74%
Subsidized meals60%
Full-pay meals76%
Disabled7%
Not disabled73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant64%

Science

All Students71%
Female75%
Male69%
African-American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Subsidized meals68%
Full-pay meals79%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant71%

Social Studies

All Students59%
Female67%
Male50%
African-American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White70%
Subsidized meals53%
Full-pay meals82%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant59%

Writing

All Students76%
Female83%
Male70%
African-American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay meals91%
Disabled36%
Not disabled81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant76%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

All Students70%
Female67%
Male72%
African-American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White81%
Subsidized meals67%
Full-pay meals76%
Disabled29%
Not disabled76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant70%

Math

All Students63%
Female57%
Male68%
African-American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White77%
Subsidized meals54%
Full-pay meals81%
Disabled29%
Not disabled68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%

Science

All Students70%
Female69%
Male70%
African-American61%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Subsidized meals64%
Full-pay meals81%
Disabled29%
Not disabled76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant70%

Social Studies

All Students58%
Female53%
Male62%
African-American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White66%
Subsidized meals54%
Full-pay meals65%
Disabled21%
Not disabled63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant58%

Writing

All Students75%
Female76%
Male73%
African-American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White79%
Subsidized meals74%
Full-pay meals76%
Disabled29%
Not disabled81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

All Students62%
Female63%
Male62%
African-American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White70%
Subsidized meals57%
Full-pay meals73%
Disabled21%
Not disabled71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant62%

Math

All Students75%
Female80%
Male72%
African-American72%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White80%
Subsidized meals72%
Full-pay meals83%
Disabled32%
Not disabled84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%

Science

All Students65%
Female56%
Male72%
African-American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Subsidized meals58%
Full-pay meals79%
Disabled33%
Not disabled73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant65%

Social Studies

All Students61%
Female58%
Male64%
African-American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White66%
Subsidized meals61%
Full-pay meals62%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

Writing

All Students78%
Female74%
Male82%
African-American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White88%
Subsidized meals69%
Full-pay meals95%
Disabled42%
Not disabled85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant78%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Applied Biology

The state average for Applied Biology was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 80% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
English I

The state average for English I was 77% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Mathematics for the Technologies 2

The state average for Mathematics for the Technologies 2 was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 95% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 57% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: %D, C, B, A

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the End-of-Course Examination Program (EOCEP) to test middle and high school students in Algebra I, Mathematics for the Technologies II, Biology I, English I, US History, and US History and Government. The EOCEP provides tests in high school core courses and for courses taken in middle school for high school credit. The EOCEP is a standards-based test program, 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 a C or above.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 56% 53%
Black 40% 36%
Hispanic 3% 6%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 68%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

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School social worker/counselors(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

Fax number
  • (803) 471-2202

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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8217 Atomic Rd
Jackson, SC 29831
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