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East Cooper Montessori Charter

Principal: Jody Swanigan

Phone:
843-216-2883
School Address:
1120 Rifle Range Road Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Serving Grades: PK-8
Student Enrollment: 364

2017-2018 Overall Rating

Excellent
63 out of 100
School performance substantially exceeds the criteria to ensure all students meet the Profile of the SC Graduate

Support Status: Standard

Academic Achievement

Questions about what your child should be learning in school?

NOTE: Additional Achievement results disaggregated across subgroups can be found in the Download Data section of this website.

Overall Student Performance

SC Ready English Language Arts and Mathematics

English Language Arts (Reading and Writing) - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 77.0%    (107 / 139)
77.0%
District 46.9%    (10063 / 21459)
46.9%
State 41.7%    (142041 / 340478)
41.7%

Mathematics - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 70.5%    (98 / 139)
70.5%
District 47.9%    (10281 / 21457)
47.9%
State 44.6%    (151716 / 340466)
44.6%


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Prime instructional time 95.8 N/A

Academic Achievement

Details Student Performance across District and State

SC READY English Language Arts and Mathematics

English Language Arts (Reading and Writing)

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our School 0.0 4.3 18.7 37.4 39.6
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.2 25.1 27.8 25.3 21.6
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.3 26.4 31.6 25.3 16.4

Mathematics

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.



Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our School 0.0 5.0 24.5 34.5 36.0
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.3 27.5 24.3 21.2 26.7
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.3 27.0 28.1 22.1 22.4

School Level Details

SC READY Performance by Grade Level

English Language Arts (Reading and Writing)

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 78.2 84.0 64.7

Mathematics

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 76.4 72.0 58.8

Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Homeless Data N/A 95.8 96.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Foster Data N/A 98.2 98.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Military Connected Data N/A 100.0 98.8
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Migrant Data N/A 58.8 94.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Female 100.0 99.0 98.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Male 100.0 98.6 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 100.0 98.7 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 100.0 99.2 99.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 100.0 98.8 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 100.0 98.4 97.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner 100.0 90.5 92.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 100.0 99.5 99.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 100.0 93.7 95.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian 100.0 100.0 98.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander 100.0 96.5 95.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 100.0 99.3 99.0
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 100.0 98.8 98.6

Preparing for Success

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Overall Student Performance

SCPASS Science and Social Studies

Science - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 82.0%    (41 / 50)
82.0%
District 51.7%    (5393 / 10437)
51.7%
State 49.4%    (83307 / 168710)
49.4%


Additional Information

Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

Percentage of Students enrolling in Kindergarten and Demonstrating readiness to learn

Percentage of students Demonstrating Readiness on the KRA 68.8%
68.8%
Percentage of students Approaching Readiness on the KRA 31.3%
31.3%
Percentage of students Emerging Readiness on the KRA 0.0%
0.0%
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Overall 68.8% 51.4% 35.8%
By Domains:
(The cut score for "Overall" was used across all domains in order to provide comparative information. Does not necessarily reflect domain level readiness.)
Social Foundation 81.3% 57.6% 45.1%
Language and Literacy 37.5% 47.8% 33.9%
Mathematics 81.3% 41.0% 30.8%
Physical Well-Being 81.3% 62.1% 48.0%

First and Second Grade Students on Track for Success in ELA and Math

  Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
  % N % N % N
Second grade students who are on track for success in English Language Arts at the third grade. 65.0% 37 50.9% 1957 48.6% 27792
Second grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the third grade. 68.0% 39 59.8% 2301 54.5% 31165

Preparing for Success

Details Student Performance across District and State

SCPASS Science and Social Studies

Science

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our School 0.0 4.0 14.0 46.0 36.0
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.4 27.2 20.7 24.3 27.3
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.5 25.8 24.4 26.9 22.5

School Level Details

SCPASS Performance by Grade Level

Science

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Grade 4
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 82.0

English Learners' Progress

English Learners - EL

The goal is that students who are learning the English language will become proficient in English within at least five years of their initial enrollment in public schools.

Percent of EL Students who met progress toward proficiency target

District 45.9%
45.9%
State 48.6%
48.6%

Percent of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target Data N/A
Number of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target Data N/A
Number of EL Students Assessed Data N/A
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup 3

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned 61.8%
61.8%

Student Progress Components - Percent of Progress Points Earned

All Students 71.4%
71.4%
Lowest Performing 20% of Students 52.3%
52.3%

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned by Subgroup

Our School
Caucasian 70.20
Our School
ALL STUDENTS 61.80

State Goals

Federal law requires that each state report card include long-term goals and measurements of interim progress for all students and defined subgroups of students. This section reports the long-term goals and performance of all students statewide. Information on subgroup performance may be found in the "Download Data" section on the main page.

Baseline Targets Current Year
State Goals 2017 2020 2026 2035 2018
Percent scoring level 2 or above - English/ELA - All Students 74.2% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% 72.4%
Percent scoring level 2 or above - Math - All Students 75.8% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% 74.5%
Percent scoring level 3 or above - English/ELA - All Students 43.2% 47.7% 56.6% 70.0% 46.0%
Percent scoring level 3 or above - Math - All Students 46.0% 50.0% 58.0% 70.0% 50.0%
Percent of Students Graduating On-Time* (All Students) 82.6% 83.8% 86.3% 90.0% 81.0%
Percent of EL Students meeting 70% proficiency target 31.0% 37.4% 50.2% 70.0% 48.6%
*On-time graduation means graduation within four years of the initial enrollment in High School.

State Goals Defined As:

90% of Students at Level 2 or higher on following state assessments

70% of Students at Level 3 or higher on following state assessments

Level Elementary/Middle Schools English language arts
(ELA) and Math Based on SC READY Results
High School End-of-Course Assessment
in English language arts (English 1)
and Math (Algbra 1)
SC ALT*
Does Not Meet Expectations F Emerging
2 Approaches Expectations D Foundational
3 Meets Expectations C Increasing
Exceeds Expectations B Applied
A
*SC ALT - is an alternate assessment that is developed to meet the needs of students with significant disabilities who cannot particiapte in the regular assessment even with appropriate accommodations.

Student Engagement

Percentage of Students Scoring "Committed" on Student Engagement Survey 65.5%
65.5%

Domains of School Engagement

Cognitive 60.3%
60.3%
Behavioral 64.0%
64.0%
Emotional 72.1%
72.1%

Participation Rate

(Note: if fewer than 80% of the students participated in the survey, the "Total Percent Committed" was lowered prior to calculating a rating. For more information about the methodology, please see the EOC Accountability Manual.)
97.8%
97.8%

Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Percent of students served by gifted and talented program 41.3 N/A
Percent of students retained 0.6 Down from 1.0
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 16 Up from 15
Percent of classrooms with wireless access 100 N/A
Percent of students served by 1:1 learning 100 N/A
Chronic Absenteeism Rate 6.8 N/A

Results of Teacher, Student, and Parent Opinion Surveys

Teachers Students Parents
Number of surveys returned 19 23 Data N/A
Percent satisfied with learning environment 100.0%
86.9%
Data N/A
Percent satisfied with social and physical environment 100.0%
95.6%
Data N/A
Percent satisfied with school-home relations 100.0%
91.3%
Data N/A

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 23.0 Down from 24.0
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 56.5 Down from 58.3
Teacher attendance rate 99.7 N/A
Average teacher salary $51,825 Up from $48,719
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 73.9 Up from 45.8
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 68.4 N/A
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 66.6 Down from 74.5
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 95.8 N/A
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 24.6 to 1 Up from 23.0 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 6.7 N/A
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 1 N/A
Percent of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 26.7 N/A
Number of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 4 N/A

ESSA regulations require states to post on their report cards information about teachers with emergency or provisional credentials. South Carolina does not award emergency or provisional credentials, thus that metric is not listed.


Student Safety

Evaluations By Parents Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“My child feels safe at school.” Data N/A Data N/A
“My child’s teachers and school staff prevent or stop bullying at school.” Data N/A Data N/A
Evaluations By Teachers Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“I feel safe at my school before and after hours.” 100.0 19
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” 100.0 19

Unsafe Incident Information as reported in the 2017-2018 Incident Management System (IMS)

Number of Incidents
Have there been any incidents involving a firearm? No
Was a homicide committed at your school? No
Incidents of rape or attempted rape 0
Incidents of sexual assault (not rape) 0
Incidents of robbery w/ weapon 0
Incidents of robbery w/ firearm or explosive 0
Incidents of robbery w/out weapon 0
Incidents of physical attack w/ weapon 0
Incidents of physical attack w/ firearm or explosive 0
Incidents of physical attack w/out weapon 0
Incidents of threats of physical attack w/ weapon 0
Incidents of threats of physical attack w/ firearm or explosive 0
Incidents of threats of physical attack w/out weapon 0
Incidents of possession of firearm or explosive 0
Other criminal offenses 0
NOTE: For additional information, visit the National Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) website here: https://ocrdata.ed.gov/

Financial Data

School level Financial Information

Our School Change from Prev Year
Average teacher salary $51,825 Up from $48,719
Percent of expenditures for instruction N/AV N/A
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries N/AV N/A
Average administrator salary N/AV N/A
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 13.6 Up from 10.7