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Wood Elementary School

Principal: Leonard Frierson

Phone:
803-755-7420
School Address:
739 Pine Ridge Drive West Columbia, SC 29172
Serving Grades: PK-5
Student Enrollment: 954

2021-2022 Overall Rating

Average
50 out of 100
School performance meets 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 38.8%    (120 / 309)
38.8%
District 34.8%    (1282 / 3684)
34.8%
State 46.6%    (160707 / 344866)
46.6%

Mathematics - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 34.0%    (105 / 309)
34.0%
District 31.1%    (1144 / 3684)
31.1%
State 38.9%    (134048 / 344866)
38.9%


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Prime instructional time 82.8 Down from 86.2

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 0.3 35.3 25.6 21.0 17.8
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.7 36.9 27.6 21.1 13.7
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 1.0 25.4 27.0 24.7 21.9

Mathematics

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



Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our School 0.3 37.2 28.5 22.7 11.3
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.7 38.1 30.2 18.0 13.0
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 1.0 32.1 28.1 19.6 19.3

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 39.2 48.6 28.4

Mathematics

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


Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 37.1 38.5 26.5

Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Homeless Data N/A 89.6 95.8
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Foster Data N/A 88.5 93.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Military Connected Data N/A Data N/A 97.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Migrant Data N/A Data N/A 99.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Female 99.3 98.1 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Male 100.0 97.8 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 100.0 97.8 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 99.6 98.0 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 99.6 98.4 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 100.0 95.8 97.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner 100.0 97.3 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 100.0 98.5 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 100.0 97.6 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian Data N/A 100.0 97.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander Data N/A 98.9 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 99.3 97.5 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 99.7 97.9 98.5

Preparing for Success

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Overall Student Performance

SCPASS Science

Science - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 49.5%    (54 / 109)
49.5%
District 38.4%    (467 / 1216)
38.4%
State 46.0%    (51887 / 112768)
46.0%


Additional Information

Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

Percentage of Students enrolling in Kindergarten and Demonstrating readiness to learn

Percentage of students Demonstrating Readiness on the KRA 25.8%
25.8%
Percentage of students Approaching Readiness on the KRA 39.2%
39.2%
Percentage of students Emerging Readiness on the KRA 34.9%
34.9%
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Overall 25.8% 29.2% 36.0%
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 43.5% 42.7% 52.2%
Language and Literacy 24.9% 27.7% 29.8%
Mathematics 20.1% 22.3% 28.1%
Physical Well-Being 34.4% 35.7% 51.5%

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. 31.6% 114 33.6% 604 51.9% 49894
Second grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the third grade. 25.4% 114 36.9% 604 54.7% 49894
First grade students who are on track for success in English Language Arts at the second grade 34.3% 181 33.4% 613 53.2% 49892
First grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the second grade 53.0% 181 53.7% 613 58.8% 49892

Preparing for Success

Details Student Performance across District and State

SCPASS Science

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 28.4 22.0 25.7 23.9
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.4 40.2 21.0 21.1 17.3
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 1.0 33.0 20.0 22.9 23.2

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 49.5

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

School 57.7%    (64 / 111)
57.7%
District 40.4%    (580 / 1435)
40.4%
State 54.3%    (33790 / 62238)
54.3%

Percent of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 57.7
Number of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 64
Number of EL Students included in Accountability Calculation 111
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup 122

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned

School 59.0%    (21 / 35)
59.0%
District 43.8%    (15 / 35)
43.8%
State 51.1%    (19 / 35)
51.1%

Student Progress Components - Percent of Progress Points Earned

All Students

School 59.3%    (21 / 35)
59.3%
District 43.2%    (15 / 35)
43.2%
State 51.0%    (19 / 35)
51.0%

Lowest Performing 20% of Students

School 58.7%    (21 / 35)
58.7%
District 44.5%    (16 / 35)
44.5%
State 51.1%    (19 / 35)
51.1%

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 63.70 47.70 55.30
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 58.20 41.80 48.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 66.90 45.10 52.90
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 36.90 36.30 40.10
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner 57.40 50.10 57.60
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 54.00 41.20 50.20
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 59.30 46.80 53.30
Our DistrictStatewide
American Indian 41.40 47.30
Our DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander 69.00 75.00
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 63.50 41.80 49.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 59.00 43.80 51.10

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 2022
Percent scoring level 2 or above - English/ELA - All Students 74.2% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% 74.8%
Percent scoring level 2 or above - Math - All Students 75.8% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% 67.7%
Percent scoring level 3 or above - English/ELA - All Students 43.2% 47.7% 56.6% 70.0% 50.9%
Percent scoring level 3 or above - Math - All Students 46.0% 50.0% 58.0% 70.0% 41.3%
Percent of Students Graduating On-Time* (All Students) 82.6% 83.8% 86.3% 90.0% 83.8%
Percent of EL Students meeting 70% proficiency target 31.0% 37.4% 50.2% 70.0% 54.3%
*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

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 16.0 Up from 15.9
Percent of students retained 0.6 Up from 0.0
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 6 Up from 5
Percent of classrooms with wireless access 100 No change
Percent of students served by 1:1 learning 100 No change
Chronic Absenteeism Rate (Note: Data are from prior school year) 17.0 Up from 6.2
Percent of 8th Graders with Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) N/AV N/A

Results of Teacher, Student, and Parent Opinion Surveys

Teachers Students Parents
Number of surveys returned 71 308 280
Percent satisfied with learning environment 83.1%
84.3%
86.6%
Percent satisfied with social and physical environment 81.7%
85.0%
92.1%
Percent satisfied with school-home relations Data N/A
88.5%
85.2%

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 66 Down from 70
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 54.5 Up from 52.9
Teacher attendance rate 90.8 Down from 92.4
Average teacher salary $51,296 Up from $49,121
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 Up from 98.6
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 85.5 Down from 86.6
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 88.4 Down from 90.8
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 82.8 Down from 86.2
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 23.9 to 1 Down from 24.7 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 27.3 No change
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 12 No change
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.” 93.7 280
“My child’s teachers and school staff prevent or stop bullying at school.” 86.3 280
Evaluations By Teachers Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“I feel safe at my school before and after hours.” 95.8 71
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” 66.2 71

Unsafe Incident Information as reported in the 2021-2022 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 13
Incidents of possession of firearm or explosive 0
Students with in-school suspensions 12
Students with out of school suspensions 70
Students expelled 2
School related arrests and referrals to law enforcement 0
Incidents of bullying and harassment 3
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 $51,296 Up from $49,121
Percent of expenditures for instruction 68.7 Down from 69.1
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries 66.2 Down from 67.9
Average administrator salary $101,349 Down from $101,752
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 82.1 Down from 82.8
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $10,313 Up from 8180
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,044 Up from 799
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,405 Up from 1119
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,368 Up from 599
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $11,718 Up from 9298
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $2,412 Up from 1398
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $14,130 Up from 10696