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South Florence High School

Principal: Kimberly Mack

Phone:
843-664-8190
School Address:
3200 South Irby Street Florence, SC 29505
Serving Grades: 9-12
Student Enrollment: 1677

2019-2020 Overall Rating


0 out of 0
School performance is not yet rated based on the criteria to ensure all students meet the Profile of the SC Graduate

Support Status: Standard

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

Academic Achievement

Questions about what your child should be learning in school?

This indicator displays the SC READY ELA and Math test results for elementary and middle school students and the End-of-Course English II and Algebra I test results for high school students.

NOTE: Additional Achievement results disaggregated across subgroups can be found in the Download Data section of this website as well as on the State Assessment Results pages.

Overall Student Performance

No Data Available



Academic Achievement

Details Student Performance across District and State


Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

No Data Available

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

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

No Data Available


Additional Information

High School Civics Exam

  School
  % N
Percentage of students enrolled in a US Government course who score at or above the designated passing score on the civics test Data N/A 376

Preparing for Success

Details Student Performance across District and State


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.

EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target

School 58.1%    (25 / 43)
58.1%
District 60.8%    (237 / 390)
60.8%
State 44.4%    (18872 / 42513)
44.4%

Percent of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 58.1
Number of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 25
Number of EL Students included in Accountability Calculation 43
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup 51

Graduation Rate

On-Time Graduation Rate

School 80.2%    (353 / 440)
80.2%
District 86.1%    (998 / 1159)
86.1%
State 82.2%    (48546 / 59083)
82.2%

School Four-Year Cohort Graduation Rate

2017 2018 2019 2020
School 80.9 80.3 80.6 80.2
District 84.5 82.1 83.7 86.1
State 84.6 81.0 81.1 82.2

Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Annual Dropout Rate 2.1 Down from 2.2
Dropout Recovery Rate 8.3 Up from 5.4

High School Student Success

High School Student Success Measure


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HDS
ALL STUDENTS 80.2 86.1 82.2
HDS
African American 77.4 83.2 77.5
HDS
Asian Pacific Islander Data N/A 96.4 92.7
HDS
American Indian Data N/A Data N/A 81.2
HDS
Hispanic 71.4 84.1 80.1
HDS
Caucasian 84.0 89.5 85.3
HDS
English Learner 76.5 88.6 81.1
HDS
Disabled 56.7 65.7 55.8
HDS
Not Disabled 86.3 90.4 86.1
HDS
Economically Disadvantaged 72.7 80.1 76.2
HDS
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 94.4 96.0 92.2
HDS
Male 77.7 82.0 76.4
HDS
Female 82.9 90.4 88.6
S
Migrant 66.7
HDS
Military Connected Data N/A 100.0 90.8
HDS
Foster Data N/A 33.3 44.2
HDS
Homeless 61.9 65.4 64.1

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

College and Career Readiness

Students in the graduation cohort who are college OR career ready

School 53.9%    (237 / 440)
53.9%
District 58.0%    (672 / 1159)
58.0%
State 61.1%    (36062 / 59054)
61.1%

Students in the graduation cohort who are career ready

School 53.9%    (237 / 440)
53.9%
District 58.0%    (672 / 1159)
58.0%
State 61.1%    (36062 / 59054)
61.1%

Note: The new CCR results (as of 2020) cannot be compared to that of previous years because the cohort of students measured has changed from graduates to all students in the four year on-time graduation cohort (graduates and non graduates).


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Percentage of Students from prior year graduating class enrolled in a two- or four-year college or technical college pursuing an associates degree, certificate, or diploma in Fall following graduation 65.3 Down from 69.1
Number of students in the graduation cohort who have completed FAFSA forms 228 Up from 196
Percent of students in the graduation cohort completing college applications 56.8 Up from 49.5
Percent of students in the graduation cohort eligible for LIFE scholarship 20.5 Down from 25.2
Percent of students in the graduation cohort eligible for Palmetto Fellows scholarship 3.2 Down from 4.1

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Number
Students enrolled in CTE courses 1013
CTE completers 100
Total students earning national or state credential 177
Industry Credentials earned by Career Cluster
(A student may have earned multiple credentials)
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources 0
Architecture & Construction 0
Arts, A/V Technology & Communications 0
Business Management & Administration 0
Education & Training 0
Finance 48
Government & Public Administration Data N/A
Health Science 64
Hospitality & Tourism 38
Human Services 6
Information Technology 0
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security 7
Manufacturing 0
Marketing 0
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics 0
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics 120
Other * 53

College and Career Readiness Details

Career Ready

Students in the graduation cohort who are career ready 53.9%    (237 / 440)
53.9%
Students in the graduation cohort who have completed Career and Technical Education (CTE) with certification 5.9%    (26 / 440)
5.9%
Students in the graduation cohort who completed a state-approved work-based learning experience 9.1%    (40 / 440)
9.1%
Students in the graduation cohort who earned a platinum, gold, or silver certificate on the career readiness assessment 49.5%    (218 / 440)
49.5%
Students in the graduation cohort who took the ASVAB and scored 31 or higher 6.4%    (28 / 440)
6.4%


The ACT

Average ACT Score Achieved by Students During the 2019-2020 School Year

Average ACT Score Achieved by Students During the 2019-2020 School Year


CompositeEnglishReadingMathematicsScience
H 15.70 13.70 16.10 16.20 16.00
CompositeEnglishReadingMathematicsScience
D 16.70 15.10 17.30 16.80 17.20
CompositeEnglishReadingMathematicsScience
S 18.10 16.90 18.70 18.00 18.40


Writing
H 4.90
Writing
D 5.10
Writing
S 5.60

Percent of Students Meeting ACT College-Ready Benchmarks

English Benchmark Score: 18 Math Benchmark Score: 22 Reading Benchmark Score: 22 Science Benchmark Score: 23 All 4 Subjects
18.70 9.50 17.20 9.20 4.00

ACT® benchmarks are scores on the ACT subject-area tests that represent the level of achievement required for students to have a 50% chance of obtaining a B or higher or about a 75% chance of obtaining a C or higher in corresponding credit-bearing first-year college courses. The ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc.


Career Readiness Assessment


Percent of Students Earning Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze Ready to Work (R2W) Certificate


Students who received a bronze CertificateStudents who received a silver CertificateStudents who received a gold CertificateStudents who received a platinum Certificate
Our School Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A
Students who received a bronze CertificateStudents who received a silver CertificateStudents who received a gold CertificateStudents who received a platinum Certificate
Our District Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A
Students who received a bronze CertificateStudents who received a silver CertificateStudents who received a gold CertificateStudents who received a platinum Certificate
Statewide Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A


Percent and Number of Students Taking Career Readiness Assessment and Earning Ready to Work (R2W) Certificate


  Total number of students who tested on all three tests. Students who did NOT receive a Certificate Students who DID receive a Certificate Students who received a bronze Certificate Students who received a silver Certificate Students who received a gold Certificate Students who received a platinum Certificate
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Our School Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A
Our District Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A
Statewide Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A

Level score requirements for each certificate level


Certificate Level Level Score Requirements Certificate levels correspond to the skill requirements of profiled jobs in the ACT JobPro® database
Platinum Minimum score of 6 on each of the three core subtests* Indicates the skills required for approximately 99% of profiled jobs
Gold Minimum score of 5 on each of the three core subtests* Indicates the skills required for at least 93% of profiled jobs
Silver Minimum score of 4 on each of the three core subtests* Indicates the skills required for at least 69% of profiled jobs
Bronze Minimum score of 3 on each of the three core subtests* Indicates the skills required for at least 17% of profiled jobs
*The three core Career Readiness subtests are: Applied Mathematics,Reading for Information, and Locating Information.

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate ®(IB)

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) are rigorous programs dedicated to educational excellence. AP and IB courses provide a challenging educational program that prepares students for selective universities and colleges. AP exams are scored on a scale of 1-5; IB exams are scored on a scale of 1-7.

Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate ®(IB)
Percent of Exams with Passing Scores (AP: 3 OR higher/IB: 4 or higher) Data N/A Data N/A
Number of Students Taking Exam 72 Data N/A
Number of Exams Administered 87 Data N/A

Dual Enrollment

This measure provides the percentage of students (11th and 12th grade students) enrolled in dual credit / dual enrollment classes during the school year who obtain a grade that provides college credit (grade of C or better).

Number of students enrolled in Dual Enrollment Courses 253
Percent of students enrolled in Dual Enrollment Courses 34.3%
Percent of 11th/12th grade students who completed six hours of dual enrollment course work with a grade of C or higher 87.4%

The SAT

The SAT is a standardized test often used in the college admissions process. Its' aim is to assess the student's readiness for college. The current test consists of two 800 point sections testing Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (ERW) and Mathematics. The highest composite score on the SAT is 1600. Most students take the test, which is offered several times per year, during their junior or senior year of high school. The district and state averages are included for comparison. State averages for SAT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state.

Percent of Students Tested Average Evidence-Based
Reading and Writing Score
Average Math
Score
Average Composite
Score
Our School 48.3 486 467 953
Our District 51.8 502 479 981
Statewide 56.3 519 499 1019
The highest composite score on the SAT is 1600. For each of the two sections of the test, the highest score is 800.

Note: The new SAT data (as of 2017) cannot be compared to that of previous years because the redesigned SAT is a different assessment using a different scale.


Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

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 2020
Percent scoring level 2 or above - English/ELA - All Students 74.2% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% Data N/A
Percent scoring level 2 or above - Math - All Students 75.8% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% Data N/A
Percent scoring level 3 or above - English/ELA - All Students 43.2% 47.7% 56.6% 70.0% Data N/A
Percent scoring level 3 or above - Math - All Students 46.0% 50.0% 58.0% 70.0% Data N/A
Percent of Students Graduating On-Time* (All Students) 82.6% 83.8% 86.3% 90.0% Data N/A
Percent of EL Students meeting 70% proficiency target 31.0% 37.4% 50.2% 70.0% Data N/A
*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.

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

Student Engagement

Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Percent of Students (7th and 8th grade) enrolled in high school credit courses N/AV N/A
Percent of students served by gifted and talented program 12.0 Up from 10.6
Percent of students retained 3.0 Down from 4.0
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 2 Up from 1
Percent of classrooms with wireless access N/AV N/A
Percent of students served by 1:1 learning N/AV N/A
Chronic Absenteeism Rate 27.8 Up from 26.5
Percent of 8th Graders with Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) N/AV N/A

Results of Teacher, Student, and Parent Opinion Surveys


No Current Records Available.





Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 92 No change
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 62.0 No change
Average teacher salary $52,018 Up from $50,157
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 56.5 Down from 58.7
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 80.2 Down from 81.8
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 83.4 Down from 86.4
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 1.1 Up from 0.0
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 12.1 Up from 7.9
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 4 Up from 3
Percent of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 0.0 Down from 2.6
Number of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 0 Down from 1

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.” Data N/A Data N/A
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” Data N/A Data N/A

Unsafe Incident Information as reported in the 2019-2020 Incident Management System (IMS)

Number of Incidents
Have there been any incidents involving a firearm? Yes
Was a homicide committed at your school? No
Incidents of rape or attempted rape 0
Incidents of sexual assault (not rape) 3
Incidents of robbery w/ weapon 0
Incidents of robbery w/ firearm or explosive 0
Incidents of robbery w/out weapon 1
Incidents of physical attack w/ weapon 0
Incidents of physical attack w/ firearm or explosive 0
Incidents of physical attack w/out weapon 3
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 27
Incidents of possession of firearm or explosive 1
Students with in-school suspensions 315
Students with out of school suspensions 144
Students expelled 11
School related arrests and referrals to law enforcement 0
Incidents of bullying and harassment 10
NOTE: For additional information, visit the National Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) website here: https://ocrdata.ed.gov/

Financial Data

Note: Additional detailed finance data are available on the Financial Data page of this downloadable dataset.

School level Financial Information

Our School Change from Prev Year
Average teacher salary $52,018 Up from $50,157
Percent of expenditures for instruction 60.6 N/A
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries 54.4 N/A
Average administrator salary $83,438 Up from $80,284
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 62.3 Down from 63.4
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $7,836 Up from 6021
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $7,862 Up from 160
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,738 Up from 1215
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,712 Up from 78
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $9,574 Up from 7235
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $9,574 Up from 238
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $19,148 Up from 7473