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Andrew Jackson High School

Public | 9-12 | 601 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 91% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % level 2, 3, or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 proficiency level 2.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

All Students91%
Female94%
Male88%
African-American74%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Subsidized meals85%
Full-pay meals95%
Disabled58%
Not disabled94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant91%

Math

All Students86%
Female87%
Male85%
African-American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White92%
Subsidized meals76%
Full-pay meals92%
Disabled31%
Not disabled92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Not migrant86%
Scale: % level 2, 3, or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 proficiency level 2.

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.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
45%
English I

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

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
65%
Mathematics for the Technologies 2

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

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%
Physical Science

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

154 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
59%
U.S. History

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

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%
U.S. History and Government

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

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
27%
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 77% 53%
Black 22% 36%
Hispanic 1% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 42%N/A57%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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