• CCSD Schools show big improvements on State Report Card

    Report Cards The recently-released 2019 Report Card ratings for schools showed some big improvements for Charleston County schools. 

    • 84% of CCSD schools improved or maintained their Overall rating from the previous year; 41% of CCSD schools improved their rating.
    • The number of schools rated “Excellent” improved, as did the number of schools scoring “Excellent” or “Good”.
    • CCSD had the State’s highest-rated high school and the State’s top two middle schools.

    The SC Department of Education and the SC Education Oversight Committee released 2019 Report Cards with ratings for all schools on October 1. School districts have report cards, but do not receive ratings. Schools receive an Overall Rating as well as ratings in various indicators. Ratings are: EXCELLENT, GOOD, AVERAGE, BELOW AVERAGE, UNSATISFACTORY.  

     

    Key Points:

    • The number of CCSD Excellent-rated schools increased from by 4 from last year; CCSD Excellent/Good-rated schools increased by 7 from last year; CCSD Average and above schools increased by 9 from last year; CCSD Unsatisfactory schools dropped from 14 last year to only 3 this year.
    • None of the 14 Unsatisfactory-rated schools in CCSD from last year are Unsatisfactory this year. All moved up at least one rating level. 
    • 41% of CCSD schools improved their Overall rating level from last year. Only 16% dropped a level.
    • 60% of CCSD schools improved their Overall rating points (on a 100-point scale) from last year.
    • More than half of CCSD middle schools have an Excellent or Good rating.

     

    CCSD Schools - Overall Numbers

     Overall Rating

    High

    Middle

    Elementary

    TOTAL

    Excellent

    5

    9

    10

    24 (27%)

    Good

    1

    5

    8

    14 (16%)

    Average

    2

    8

    14

    24 (27%)

    Below Average

    5

    4

    15

    24 (27%)

    Unsatisfactory

    0

    0

    3

    3 (3%)

     

    LINK: District and all school report cards: https://ed.sc.gov/data/report-cards/