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West Florence Hs

Principal: MATTHEW DOWDELL

Phone:
8434680342
School Address:
221 N BELTLINE DR FLORENCE, SC 29501
Serving Grades: 9-12
Student Enrollment: 1709

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 0.0 385

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 63.5%    (33 / 52)
63.5%
District 60.8%    (237 / 390)
60.8%
State 44.4%    (18872 / 42513)
44.4%

Percent of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 63.5
Number of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 33
Number of EL Students included in Accountability Calculation 52
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup 71

Graduation Rate

On-Time Graduation Rate

School 91.6%    (392 / 428)
91.6%
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 88.7 85.1 85.1 91.6
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 1.9 Down from 2.1
Dropout Recovery Rate 21.9 Up from 11.1

High School Student Success

High School Student Success Measure


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HDS
ALL STUDENTS 91.6 86.1 82.2
HDS
African American 88.7 83.2 77.5
HDS
Asian Pacific Islander 100.0 96.4 92.7
HDS
American Indian Data N/A Data N/A 81.2
HDS
Hispanic 94.4 84.1 80.1
HDS
Caucasian 93.4 89.5 85.3
HDS
English Learner 100.0 88.6 81.1
HDS
Disabled 75.0 65.7 55.8
HDS
Not Disabled 94.1 90.4 86.1
HDS
Economically Disadvantaged 86.3 80.1 76.2
HDS
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 97.3 96.0 92.2
HDS
Male 88.8 82.0 76.4
HDS
Female 94.4 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 Data N/A 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 68.0%    (291 / 428)
68.0%
District 58.0%    (672 / 1159)
58.0%
State 61.1%    (36062 / 59054)
61.1%

Students in the graduation cohort who are career ready

School 68.0%    (291 / 428)
68.0%
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 86.8 Up from 76.9
Number of students in the graduation cohort who have completed FAFSA forms 268 Up from 244
Percent of students in the graduation cohort completing college applications 80.6 Up from 68.4
Percent of students in the graduation cohort eligible for LIFE scholarship 28.0 Down from 35.3
Percent of students in the graduation cohort eligible for Palmetto Fellows scholarship 4.7 Down from 5.5

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Number
Students enrolled in CTE courses 1120
CTE completers 96
Total students earning national or state credential 53
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 15
Government & Public Administration Data N/A
Health Science 26
Hospitality & Tourism 10
Human Services 0
Information Technology 0
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security 0
Manufacturing 0
Marketing 0
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics 0
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics 48
Other * 25

College and Career Readiness Details

Career Ready

Students in the graduation cohort who are career ready 68.0%    (291 / 428)
68.0%
Students in the graduation cohort who have completed Career and Technical Education (CTE) with certification 5.4%    (23 / 428)
5.4%
Students in the graduation cohort who completed a state-approved work-based learning experience 13.6%    (58 / 428)
13.6%
Students in the graduation cohort who earned a platinum, gold, or silver certificate on the career readiness assessment 64.0%    (274 / 428)
64.0%
Students in the graduation cohort who took the ASVAB and scored 31 or higher 1.9%    (8 / 428)
1.9%


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 17.60 16.20 18.10 17.20 18.20
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 5.20
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
38.10 14.60 27.60 17.70 7.80

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
N % N % N % N % N % N % N
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 193 Data N/A
Number of Exams Administered 239 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 326
Percent of students enrolled in Dual Enrollment Courses 43.6%
Percent of 11th/12th grade students who completed six hours of dual enrollment course work with a grade of C or higher 75.5%

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 58.1 505 478 984
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 21.6 Down from 24.8
Percent of students retained 2.1 Up from 1.4
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 3 Up from 1
Percent of classrooms with wireless access 100 No change
Percent of students served by 1:1 learning 100 Up from 80
Chronic Absenteeism Rate 21.8 Down from 22.9
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 101 No change
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 56.4 No change
Average teacher salary $52,534 Up from $51,470
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 74.3 Down from 75.2
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 87.6 Up from 83.9
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 84.5 Up from 82.0
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 7.5 Up from 2.4
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 3 Up from 1
Percent of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 2.5 Up from 0
Number of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 1 Up from 0

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? 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 1
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 213
Students with out of school suspensions 191
Students expelled 4
School related arrests and referrals to law enforcement 0
Incidents of bullying and harassment 4
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 $52,534 Up from $51,470
Percent of expenditures for instruction 62.5 N/A
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries 57.6 N/A
Average administrator salary $83,438 Up from $80,284
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 48.3 Down from 48.4
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $8,066 Up from 5829
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $7,962 Up from 124
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,912 Up from 1259
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,918 Up from 80
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $9,978 Up from 7088
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $9,881 Up from 204
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $19,858 Up from 7291