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St. James-Santee Elementary

Principal: LaCarma Brown-McMillan

Phone:
843-723-0863
School Address:
8900 N. Highway 17 McClellanville, SC 29458
Serving Grades: PK-8
Student Enrollment: 217

2018-2019 Overall Rating

Below Average
34 out of 100
School performance is in jeopardy of not meeting 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 13.6%    (8 / 59)
13.6%
District 50.2%    (10826 / 21586)
50.2%
State 45.4%    (159686 / 351481)
45.4%

Mathematics - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 28.8%    (17 / 59)
28.8%
District 49.3%    (10636 / 21587)
49.3%
State 45.1%    (158655 / 351479)
45.1%


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Prime instructional time 90.2 Down from 92.5

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 3.4 45.8 37.3 10.2 3.4
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.4 25.2 24.2 24.7 25.4
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.3 26.5 27.8 25.6 19.8

Mathematics

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



Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our School 1.7 33.9 35.6 18.6 10.2
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.3 25.8 24.6 21.2 28.1
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.3 26.6 28.0 22.5 22.7

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 26.3 4.0 15.4

Mathematics

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


Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 42.1 12.0 42.9

Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Homeless Data N/A 98.9 97.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Foster Data N/A 98.9 98.0
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Military Connected Data N/A 99.1 98.8
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Migrant Data N/A 100.0 99.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Female 100.0 99.5 99.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Male 98.2 99.1 98.8
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 93.3 99.6 99.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 100.0 99.5 99.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 98.9 99.4 99.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 100.0 98.7 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner Data N/A 99.2 99.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 83.3 99.4 99.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic Data N/A 99.3 99.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian Data N/A 97.6 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander Data N/A 99.9 99.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 100.0 99.2 98.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 99.2 99.3 99.0

Preparing for Success

Questions about what your child should be learning in school?

This indicator displays the SC READY Science test results for elementary and middle school students and the End-of-Course Biology and U.S. History test results for high school students.

Overall Student Performance

SCPASS Science and Social Studies

Science - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 23.1%    (6 / 26)
23.1%
District 51.0%    (5523 / 10819)
51.0%
State 49.1%    (86817 / 176695)
49.1%


Additional Information

Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

Percentage of Students enrolling in Kindergarten and Demonstrating readiness to learn

Percentage of students Demonstrating Readiness on the KRA 0.0%
0.0%
Percentage of students Approaching Readiness on the KRA 73.3%
73.3%
Percentage of students Emerging Readiness on the KRA 26.7%
26.7%
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Overall 0.0% 49.3% 37.2%
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 0.0% 60.7% 49.2%
Language and Literacy 6.7% 44.1% 33.0%
Mathematics 13.3% 36.4% 29.3%
Physical Well-Being 86.7% 64.5% 52.1%

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. 20.7% 29 52.0% 3826 48.0% 56115
Second grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the third grade. 17.2% 29 52.0% 3826 48.0% 56115
First grade students who are on track for success in English Language Arts at the second grade 33.3% 18 57.6% 3883 50.8% 56394
First grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the second grade 66.7% 18 70.9% 3883 54.1% 56394

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 3.8 38.5 34.6 15.4 7.7
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.4 29.0 19.5 23.8 27.3
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.3 28.2 22.3 26.0 23.1

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 24.0

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 47.6%    (1364 / 2863)
47.6%
State 49.8%    (20773 / 41701)
49.8%

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 included in Accountability Calculation Data N/A
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup Data N/A

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned 46.4%
46.4%

Student Progress Components - Percent of Progress Points Earned

All Students 49.6%
49.6%
Lowest Performing 20% of Students 43.3%
43.3%

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned by Subgroup

Our School
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 55.80
Our School
Economically Disadvantaged 48.60
Our School
Not Disabled 52.00
Our School
Disabled 39.50
Our School
African American 49.00
Our School
ALL STUDENTS 46.40

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 2019
Percent scoring level 2 or above - English/ELA - All Students 74.2% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% 73.2%
Percent scoring level 2 or above - Math - All Students 75.8% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% 73.3%
Percent scoring level 3 or above - English/ELA - All Students 43.2% 47.7% 56.6% 70.0% 49.5%
Percent scoring level 3 or above - Math - All Students 46.0% 50.0% 58.0% 70.0% 48.9%
Percent of Students Graduating On-Time* (All Students) 82.6% 83.8% 86.3% 90.0% 81.1%
Percent of EL Students meeting 70% proficiency target 31.0% 37.4% 50.2% 70.0% 49.8%
*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 57.5%
57.5%

Domains of School Engagement

Cognitive 55.2%
55.2%
Behavioral 58.6%
58.6%
Emotional 58.6%
58.6%

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.)
93.5%
93.5%

Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Percent of students served by gifted and talented program 3.7 Up from 1.5
Percent of students retained 5.0 Up from 1.4
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 2 Up from 1
Percent of classrooms with wireless access 100 No change
Percent of students served by 1:1 learning 100 No change
Chronic Absenteeism Rate 6.5 Down from 23.1

Results of Teacher, Student, and Parent Opinion Surveys

Teachers Students Parents
Number of surveys returned 17 14 20
Percent satisfied with learning environment 76.5%
85.7%
100.0%
Percent satisfied with social and physical environment 88.3%
71.4%
90.0%
Percent satisfied with school-home relations 52.9%
92.9%
80.0%

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 22.0 Down from 24.0
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 45.5 Down from 50.0
Teacher attendance rate 95.2 Up from 93.1
Average teacher salary $51,490 Up from $49,927
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 59.1 Down from 62.5
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 76.5 Down from 80.0
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 74.4 Down from 75.1
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 90.2 Down from 92.5
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 18.9 to 1 Up from 15.2 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 0.0 Down from 40
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 0 Down from 6
Percent of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 0.0 No change
Number of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 0 No change

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.” 95.0 20
“My child’s teachers and school staff prevent or stop bullying at school.” 79.0 20
Evaluations By Teachers Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“I feel safe at my school before and after hours.” 100.0 17
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” 88.3 17

Unsafe Incident Information as reported in the 2018-2019 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 2
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 16
Incidents of possession of firearm or explosive 0
Students with in-school suspensions 1
Students with out of school suspensions 13
Students expelled 0
School related arrests and referrals to law enforcement 5
Incidents of bullying and harassment 7
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 $51,490 Up from $49,927
Average administrator salary $94,935 Up from $92,993
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 88.1 Down from 89.5
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $10,841 N/A
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $2,394 N/A
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $3,365 N/A
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,016 N/A
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $14,206 N/A
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $3,410 N/A
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $17,616 N/A