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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Middle School of Pacolet

Pacolet, SC


Middle School of Pacolet
850 Sunny Acres Road
Pacolet, SC  29372
Phone: 864-279-6600
Spartanburg County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6

Grades Served: 6-8
Enrollment: 234
Type: Regular School    
Middle School of Pacolet

Middle School of Pacolet


Metro Area Ranking

#15
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Middle School of Pacolet is ranked #15 of 19 of the best middle schools in Spartanburg and surrounding areas (21st percentile). Cick the link to see all 19 middle schools.


State Ranking

#133
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Middle School of Pacolet is ranked #133 out of 311 of the best middle schools in South Carolina (57th percentile). Click the link to see all 311 middle schools.


Overall, Middle School of Pacolet 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. Middle School of Pacolet has an enrollment of approximately 234 students and serves grades 6-8. 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
6 1642.4 44th 1644.7
7 1740.1 37th 1744.7
8 1846.3 54th 1846.2

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 1642.4 44th 1644.7
7 1740.1 37th 1744.7
8 1846.3 54th 1846.2

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 1639.1 31st 1646.9
7 1739.9 40th 1743.9
8 1840.8 49th 1842.6

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 1639.1 31st 1646.9
7 1739.9 40th 1743.9
8 1840.8 49th 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
6 619.7 59th 619.2
7 620.3 35th 636.5
8 632.7 66th 628.3

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 619.7 59th 619.2
7 620.3 35th 636.5
8 632.7 66th 628.3

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 665.9 86th 643.2
7 630.5 58th 632.7
8 650.5 74th 638.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 665.9 86th 643.2
7 630.5 58th 632.7
8 650.5 74th 638.6


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 87.4 79.8
Algebra 1 88 81.9


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 55% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)
 55% - 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

 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 6% - 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 Middle School of Pacolet, then we can help. We've distilled much of Middle School of Pacolet'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
Pacolet Elementary School 6 1.0 miles Pacolet, SC Regular PK-5
Goucher Elementary School 4 5.6 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Clifdale Elementary School 6 6.2 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular PK-5
Broome High School 5 6.8 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular 9-12
Jesse Boyd Elementary School 7 7.4 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular K-5
McCracken Middle School 8 7.7 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular 6-8
Cowpens Middle School 7 7.8 miles Cowpens, SC Regular 6-8
E P Todd School 3 8.2 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular PK-8
Cowpens Elementary School 8 8.4 miles Cowpens, SC Regular PK-5
Spartanburg High School 7 8.4 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular 9-12
Pauline Glenn Sprgs Elementary School 6 8.6 miles Pauline, SC Regular PK-5
Pine St Elementary School 9 8.9 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular K-5
Houston Elementary School 3 8.9 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular K-5
Cannons Elementary School 8 8.9 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular PK-5
Corinth Elementary School 8 9.0 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Jonesville Elementary School 7 9.3 miles Jonesville, SC Regular PK-5
Jonesville Middle School 5 9.3 miles Jonesville, SC Regular 6-8
Mary H Wright Elementary School 1 9.8 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular K-5
Carver Middle School 1 9.8 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular 6-8
W Herbert Chapman Elementary School 1 10.8 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular K-5