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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SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities

Greenville, SC


SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities
15 University Street
Greenville, SC  29601
Phone: 864-282-3757
Greenville County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 10-12
Type: Regular School    
SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities

SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities


Metro Area Ranking

#1
Metro Area High School Ranking: SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities is ranked #1 out of 32 of the best high schools in Greenville and surrounding areas (97th percentile). Cick the link to see all 32 high schools.


State Ranking

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Statewide High School Ranking: SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities is ranked #3 out of 222 of the best high schools in South Carolina (99th percentile). Click the link to see all 222 high schools.


Overall, SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Greenville County, SC. SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities has an enrollment of approximately 0 students and serves grades 10-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.




South Carolina Standardized Tests

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 25.5 95th 16.6
Math 22.7 94th 17.8
Reading 26.2 96th 18.0
Science 23.5 96th 18.1
Writing 7.7 87th 5.9

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina 11th grader in 2017 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 Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities 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


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 624
Math 558
Composite Score 1182
SAT Participation Rate 86 %

SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities had an average SAT score of 1182 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #4 out of 216 SC high schools (98th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities was 86% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities, then we can help. We've distilled much of SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities'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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