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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D R Hill Middle School

Lyman, SC


D R Hill Middle School
1303 Holly Springs Road
Lyman, SC  29365
Phone: 864-949-2370
Spartanburg County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6

Grades Served: 7-8
Enrollment: 601
Type: Regular School    
D R Hill Middle School

D R Hill Middle School


Metro Area Ranking

#13
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: D R Hill Middle School is ranked #13 of 19 of the best middle schools in Spartanburg and surrounding areas (32nd percentile). Cick the link to see all 19 middle schools.


State Ranking

#117
Statewide Middle School Ranking: D R Hill Middle School is ranked #117 out of 311 of the best middle schools in South Carolina (62nd percentile). Click the link to see all 311 middle schools.


Overall, D R Hill Middle School is a 6-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Spartanburg County, SC. D R Hill Middle School has an enrollment of approximately 601 students and serves grades 7-8. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.




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 1741.6 44th 1744.7
8 1845.7 52nd 1846.2

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 1741.6 44th 1744.7
8 1845.7 52nd 1846.2

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
7 1745.1 62nd 1743.9
8 1848.4 76th 1842.6

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 1745.1 62nd 1743.9
8 1848.4 76th 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
7 637.5 61st 636.5
8 629.7 60th 628.3

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 637.5 61st 636.5
8 629.7 60th 628.3

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
7 615.7 32nd 632.7
8 623.7 34th 638.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 615.7 32nd 632.7
8 623.7 34th 638.6


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 90.6 79.8
Algebra 1 93.6 81.9


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 62% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)
 62% - 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 D R Hill Middle School, then we can help. We've distilled much of D R Hill Middle 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.

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Holly Spgs Motlow Elementary School 7 5.2 miles Campobello, SC Regular PK-6
Fairforest Elementary School 4 5.8 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular PK-5
T E Mabry Middle School 8 6.2 miles Inman, SC Regular 7-8
Inman Elementary School 7 6.2 miles Inman, SC Regular PK-3
Inman Intermediate School 7 6.2 miles Inman, SC Regular 4-6
Riverside Middle School 10 7.0 miles Greer, SC Regular 6-8
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