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SC Connections Academy

Columbia, SC


SC Connections Academy
220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 403
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: 803-212-4712
Richland County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: K-12
Enrollment: 4,773
Type: Charter School  
SC Connections Academy

SC Connections Academy


Metro Area Ranking

#68
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: SC Connections Academy is ranked #68 of 108 of the best elementary schools in Columbia and surrounding areas (37th percentile). Click the link to see all 108 elementary schools.


#16
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: SC Connections Academy is ranked #16 of 40 of the best middle schools in Columbia and surrounding areas (60th percentile). Cick the link to see all 40 middle schools.


#13
Metro Area High School Ranking: SC Connections Academy is ranked #13 out of 35 of the best high schools in Columbia and surrounding areas (63rd percentile). Cick the link to see all 35 high schools.


State Ranking

#418
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: SC Connections Academy is ranked #418 out of 659 of the best elementary schools in South Carolina (37th percentile). Click the link to see all 659 elementary schools.


#141
Statewide Middle School Ranking: SC Connections Academy is ranked #141 out of 299 of the best middle schools in South Carolina (53rd percentile). Click the link to see all 299 middle schools.


#77
Statewide High School Ranking: SC Connections Academy is ranked #77 out of 219 of the best high schools in South Carolina (65th percentile). Click the link to see all 219 high schools.


Overall, SC Connections Academy is a 5-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Richland County, SC and is an independent charter school.




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
3 428.5 48th 439.6
4 476.9 45th 489.3
5 529.4 58th 526.4
6 547 56th 544.8
7 600.7 69th 586.3
8 628 70th 612.8

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 428.5 48th 439.6
4 476.9 45th 489.3
5 529.4 58th 526.4
6 547 56th 544.8
7 600.7 69th 586.3
8 628 70th 612.8

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 424 28th 462.2
4 456.8 32nd 491.1
5 513.4 41st 532.9
6 494.1 24th 535.7
7 541.5 47th 552.6
8 567 35th 591

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 424 28th 462.2
4 456.8 32nd 491.1
5 513.4 41st 532.9
6 494.1 24th 535.7
7 541.5 47th 552.6
8 567 35th 591


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
4 1442.5 28th 1450.9
6 1645.2 34th 1650
8 1848.1 46th 1850.7

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 1442.5 28th 1450.9
6 1645.2 34th 1650
8 1848.1 46th 1850.7

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
5 610.6 27th 629.8
7 608.8 21st 629.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
5 610.6 27th 629.8
7 608.8 21st 629.6


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 17.3
Math 17.3 42nd 18.2
Reading 19.5 65th 18.6
Science 18.5 54th 18.5

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina senior in 2018 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 SC Connections Academy 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 75.6 74.4
Algebra 1 65.3 68.4
Biology 1 66.4 69.5


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 561
Math 513
Composite Score 1074
SAT Participation Rate 24 %

SC Connections Academy had an average SAT score of 1074 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #46 out of 216 SC high schools (79th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at SC Connections Academy was 24% 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

Student Progress Rating

Elementary School Progress Rating: BELOW AVERAGE

Middle School Progress Rating: AVERAGE


Poverty Rate at this School

 55% - This School
 67% - State Median (all schools)
 55% - This School
 67% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2017-2018 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for SC Connections Academy, then we can help. We've distilled much of SC Connections Academy'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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