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Edith L. Frierson Elementary School

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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 80% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

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 78% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
73%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
87%
Writing

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
93%
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 77% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
69%
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 Students68%
Femalen/a
Male67%
African-American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals68%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%

Math

All Students74%
Femalen/a
Male67%
African-American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals74%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%

Science

All Students70%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals70%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabledn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabledn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Writing

All Students68%
Femalen/a
Male58%
African-American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals68%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
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 Students74%
Femalen/a
Male60%
African-American69%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals76%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%

Math

All Students63%
Femalen/a
Male40%
African-American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%

Science

All Students26%
Femalen/a
Male10%
African-American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals24%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled24%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant26%

Social Studies

All Students68%
Femalen/a
Male50%
African-American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%

Writing

All Students74%
Femalen/a
Male64%
African-American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals78%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%
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 Students63%
Femalen/a
Male55%
African-American61%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals65%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%

Math

All Students42%
Femalen/a
Male36%
African-American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals41%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant42%

Science

All Students20%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-American20%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals20%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabledn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English20%
Non-migrant20%

Social Studies

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabledn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Writing

All Students74%
Femalen/a
Male73%
African-American72%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Subsidized meals71%
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 88% 36%
Hispanic 9% 7%
Two or more races 2% 3%
White 2% 53%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 90%N/A57%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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