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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Cross High School

Cross, SC


Cross High School
1293 Old Highway 6
Cross, SC  29436
Phone: 843-899-8900
Berkeley County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 7-12
Enrollment: 317
Type: Regular School    
Cross High School

Cross High School


Metro Area Ranking

#40
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Cross High School is ranked #40 of 46 of the best middle schools in Charleston and surrounding areas (13th percentile). Cick the link to see all 46 middle schools.


#20
Metro Area High School Ranking: Cross High School is ranked #20 out of 25 of the best high schools in Charleston and surrounding areas (20th percentile). Cick the link to see all 25 high schools.


State Ranking

#243
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Cross High School is ranked #243 out of 311 of the best middle schools in South Carolina (22nd percentile). Click the link to see all 311 middle schools.


#180
Statewide High School Ranking: Cross High School is ranked #180 out of 217 of the best high schools in South Carolina (17th percentile). Click the link to see all 217 high schools.


Overall, Cross High School is a 2-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Berkeley County, SC. Cross High School has an enrollment of approximately 317 students and serves grades 7-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 78% - Cross High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 78% - Cross High School
 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
7 1739.3 34th 1744.7
8 1834.3 8th 1846.2

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 1739.3 34th 1744.7
8 1834.3 8th 1846.2

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
7 1739.7 40th 1743.9
8 1832.9 19th 1842.6

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 1739.7 40th 1743.9
8 1832.9 19th 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
7 612.8 24th 636.5
8 595.3 15th 628.3

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 612.8 24th 636.5
8 595.3 15th 628.3

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
7 603.9 16th 632.7
8 587.3 3rd 638.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 603.9 16th 632.7
8 587.3 3rd 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 13.7 21st 16.7
Math 16.3 25th 18.4
Reading 15.5 21st 18.5
Science 16.3 27th 18.5
Writing 11.8 17th 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 Cross High 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 76.1 79.8
Algebra 1 74.4 81.9
Biology 1 74.9 81.6


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 374
Math 396
Composite Score 770
SAT Participation Rate 14 %

Cross High had an average SAT score of 770 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #161 out of 213 SC high schools (24th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Cross High was 14% 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

 80% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)
 80% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 6% - This School
 4% - State Median (all schools)
 6% - 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 Cross High School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Cross High School'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.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Cross Elementary School 3 3.6 miles Cross, SC Regular PK-6
St James-Gaillard Elementary School 2 10.0 miles Eutawville, SC Regular PK-5
J K Gourdin Elementary School 7 11.2 miles Pineville, SC Regular PK-5
Berkeley High School 5 13.1 miles Moncks Corner, SC Regular 9-12
Holly Hill-Roberts Middle School 1 13.7 miles Holly Hill, SC Regular 6-8
St Stephen Middle School 3 13.8 miles St. Stephen, SC Regular 6-8
St Stephen Elementary School 3 14.0 miles St. Stephen, SC Regular PK-5
Berkeley County Middle College 9 14.3 miles Moncks Corner, SC Regular 11-12
Berkeley Middle School 4 14.4 miles Moncks Corner, SC Regular 6-8
Holly Hill Elementary School 1 15.0 miles Holly Hill, SC Regular PK-5
Whitesville Elementary School 4 15.5 miles Moncks Corner, SC Regular PK-5
Berkeley Intermediate 5 15.7 miles Moncks Corner, SC Regular 3-5
Vance-Providence Elementary School 1 15.7 miles Vance, SC Regular PK-5
Timberland High School 4 15.8 miles St. Stephen, SC Regular 9-12
Macedonia Middle School 7 16.6 miles Moncks Corner, SC Regular 6-8
Henry E Bonner Elementary School 6 16.7 miles Moncks Corner, SC Regular PK-5
Cane Bay Elementary School 8 17.1 miles Summerville, SC Regular PK-4
Cane Bay Middle School 7 17.2 miles Summerville, SC Regular 5-8
Cane Bay High School 6 17.4 miles Summerville, SC Regular 9-12
Greeleyville Elementary School 2 18.4 miles Greeleyville, SC Regular PK-5