Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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Charleston Charter School for Math and Science

Charleston, SC


Charleston Charter School for Math and Science
1002 King Street
Charleston, SC  29403
Phone: 843-720-3196
Charleston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 6-12
Enrollment: 530
Type: Charter School    
Charleston Charter School for Math and Science

Charleston Charter School for Math and Science


Metro Area Ranking

#21
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Charleston Charter School for Math and Science is ranked #21 of 46 of the best middle schools in Charleston and surrounding areas (54th percentile). Cick the link to see all 46 middle schools.


#10
Metro Area High School Ranking: Charleston Charter School for Math and Science is ranked #10 out of 25 of the best high schools in Charleston and surrounding areas (60th percentile). Cick the link to see all 25 high schools.


State Ranking

#103
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Charleston Charter School for Math and Science is ranked #103 out of 311 of the best middle schools in South Carolina (67th percentile). Click the link to see all 311 middle schools.


#51
Statewide High School Ranking: Charleston Charter School for Math and Science is ranked #51 out of 217 of the best high schools in South Carolina (76th percentile). Click the link to see all 217 high schools.


Overall, Charleston Charter School for Math and Science is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Charleston County, SC and is an independent charter school.
Graduation Rate
 > 95% - Charleston Charter School for Math and Science
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 > 95% - Charleston Charter School for Math and Science
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools




South Carolina Standardized Tests

SC Ready Test Results

English

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 1645 55th 1644.7
7 1743 51st 1744.7
8 1852.1 79th 1846.2

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 1645 55th 1644.7
7 1743 51st 1744.7
8 1852.1 79th 1846.2

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 1645.7 53rd 1646.9
7 1743.7 57th 1743.9
8 1852.2 85th 1842.6

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 1645.7 53rd 1646.9
7 1743.7 57th 1743.9
8 1852.2 85th 1842.6


SC PASS Test Results (SC Palmetto Assessment of State Standards)

Science

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 616.8 55th 619.2
7 637 61st 636.5
8 638.4 73rd 628.3

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 616.8 55th 619.2
7 637 61st 636.5
8 638.4 73rd 628.3

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 632.8 44th 643.2
7 632.3 61st 632.7
8 669.2 89th 638.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 632.8 44th 643.2
7 632.3 61st 632.7
8 669.2 89th 638.6


Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 17.6 63rd 16.7
Math 18.6 58th 18.4
Reading 19.5 64th 18.5
Science 19.6 67th 18.5
Writing 16.7 69th 15.4

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina 11th grader in 2016 with the exception of those eligible for alternate assessments. The ACT scores range from 0 to 36. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Charleston Charter Math/Scienc stack up against those of other high schools in South Carolina.


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 82.5 79.8
Algebra 1 85.5 81.9
Biology 1 84.9 81.6


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 500
Math 483
Composite Score 983
SAT Participation Rate 57 %

Charleston Charter Math/Scienc had an average SAT score of 983 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #65 out of 213 SC high schools (69th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Charleston Charter Math/Scienc was 57% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 43% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)
 43% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 5% - This School
 4% - State Median (all schools)
 5% - This School
 4% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2015-2016 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Charleston Charter School for Math and Science, then we can help. We've distilled much of Charleston Charter School for Math and Science's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

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