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Cooley Springs-Fingerville Elementary School

Principal: Stephanie Blanton

Phone:
864-592-1211
School Address:
140 Cooley Springs School Road Chesnee, SC 29323
Serving Grades: PK-5
Student Enrollment: 316

2021-2022 Overall Rating

Excellent
79 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

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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 72.5%    (95 / 131)
72.5%
District 57.8%    (2703 / 4678)
57.8%
State 46.6%    (160707 / 344866)
46.6%

Mathematics - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 74.8%    (98 / 131)
74.8%
District 52.7%    (2463 / 4678)
52.7%
State 38.9%    (134048 / 344866)
38.9%


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Prime instructional time 89.9 Up from 86.4

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 0.8 13.0 13.7 28.2 44.3
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.5 17.4 24.4 28.8 29.0
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 0.8 8.4 16.0 24.4 50.4
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.5 19.5 27.3 24.7 27.9
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 65.5 80.6 76.9

Mathematics

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


Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 81.8 72.2 69.2

Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Homeless Data N/A 100.0 95.8
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Foster Data N/A Data N/A 93.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Military Connected Data N/A 100.0 97.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Migrant Data N/A Data N/A 99.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Female 98.4 99.0 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Male 100.0 98.7 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 97.4 99.0 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 100.0 98.8 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 99.0 99.1 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 100.0 97.6 97.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner Data N/A 99.2 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 99.1 98.8 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic Data N/A 99.5 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian Data N/A 98.6 97.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander Data N/A 98.4 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American Data N/A 98.9 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 99.3 98.9 98.5

Preparing for Success

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Overall Student Performance

SCPASS Science

Science - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 81.1%    (30 / 37)
81.1%
District 55.6%    (862 / 1551)
55.6%
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 31.4%
31.4%
Percentage of students Approaching Readiness on the KRA 35.3%
35.3%
Percentage of students Emerging Readiness on the KRA 33.3%
33.3%
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Overall 31.4% 28.7% 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 56.9% 56.6% 52.2%
Language and Literacy 23.5% 18.4% 29.8%
Mathematics 23.5% 19.1% 28.1%
Physical Well-Being 56.9% 54.2% 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. 60.8% 51 63.2% 793 51.9% 49894
Second grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the third grade. 70.6% 51 63.3% 793 54.7% 49894
First grade students who are on track for success in English Language Arts at the second grade 59.3% 54 60.6% 847 53.2% 49892
First grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the second grade 72.2% 54 61.4% 847 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 2.7 8.1 8.1 27.0 54.1
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.6 25.3 18.6 28.1 27.5
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 83.3

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 47.1%    (16 / 34)
47.1%
District 62.6%    (911 / 1456)
62.6%
State 54.3%    (33790 / 62238)
54.3%

Percent of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 47.1
Number of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 16
Number of EL Students included in Accountability Calculation 34
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup 41

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned

School 94.3%    (33 / 35)
94.3%
District 61.4%    (22 / 35)
61.4%
State 51.1%    (19 / 35)
51.1%

Student Progress Components - Percent of Progress Points Earned

All Students

School 100.0%    (35 / 35)
100.0%
District 61.8%    (22 / 35)
61.8%
State 51.0%    (19 / 35)
51.0%

Lowest Performing 20% of Students

School 88.7%    (31 / 35)
88.7%
District 61.0%    (21 / 35)
61.0%
State 51.1%    (19 / 35)
51.1%

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 100.00 65.30 55.30
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 100.00 59.30 48.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 100.00 63.30 52.90
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 75.10 48.40 40.10
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner 100.00 66.10 57.60
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 100.00 61.40 50.20
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 99.10 62.50 53.30
Our DistrictStatewide
American Indian 58.90 47.30
Our DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander 82.50 75.00
Our DistrictStatewide
African American 58.40 49.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 94.30 61.40 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 24.6 Down from 26.2
Percent of students retained 2.4 Up from 0.4
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 4 Up from 3
Percent of classrooms with wireless access 100 No change
Percent of students served by 1:1 learning 100 Up from 85
Chronic Absenteeism Rate (Note: Data are from prior school year) 23.2 Up from 5.5
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 25 128 42
Percent satisfied with learning environment 100.0%
100.0%
92.9%
Percent satisfied with social and physical environment 100.0%
98.4%
92.7%
Percent satisfied with school-home relations Data N/A
98.4%
89.5%

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 23 Up from 22
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 82.3 Up from 77.3
Teacher attendance rate 93.2 Down from 94.0
Average teacher salary $54,794 Up from $52,807
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 No change
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 91.3 Up from 90.9
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 92.3 Up from 85.7
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 89.9 Up from 86.4
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 18.9 to 1 Down from 20.0 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 20.0 Up from 10
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 2 Up from 1
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.” 95.2 42
“My child’s teachers and school staff prevent or stop bullying at school.” 89.2 42
Evaluations By Teachers Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“I feel safe at my school before and after hours.” 100.0 25
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” 100.0 25

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 1
Incidents of possession of firearm or explosive 0
Students with in-school suspensions 28
Students with out of school suspensions 15
Students expelled 0
School related arrests and referrals to law enforcement 0
Incidents of bullying and harassment 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 $54,794 Up from $52,807
Percent of expenditures for instruction 64.1 Up from 61.6
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries 55.9 Down from 56.1
Average administrator salary $87,195 Down from $87,627
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 70.3 Down from 71.2
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $9,335 Up from 9020
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,094 Up from 811
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,173 Down from 1215
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,119 Up from 623
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $10,508 Up from 10235
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $2,213 Up from 1434
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $12,721 Up from 11670