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Cowpens Elementary School

Principal: Kimberly Goode

Phone:
864-279-6300
School Address:
341 Foster Street Cowpens, SC 29330
Serving Grades: PK-5
Student Enrollment: 425

2021-2022 Overall Rating

Good
57 out of 100
School performance exceeds 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 57.2%    (111 / 194)
57.2%
District 49.6%    (571 / 1151)
49.6%
State 46.6%    (160707 / 344866)
46.6%

Mathematics - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 59.8%    (116 / 194)
59.8%
District 45.9%    (528 / 1151)
45.9%
State 38.9%    (134048 / 344866)
38.9%


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Prime instructional time 84.3 Down from 95.0

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 0.0 22.7 20.1 26.8 30.4
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.1 22.0 28.3 27.6 22.0
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 0.0 17.5 22.7 31.4 28.4
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.1 23.2 30.8 23.8 22.1
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 44.6 54.7 72.3

Mathematics

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


Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 53.8 57.8 67.7

Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Homeless 100.0 99.0 95.8
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Foster Data N/A Data N/A 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 100.0 99.3 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Male 100.0 99.7 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 100.0 99.0 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 100.0 99.7 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 100.0 99.5 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 100.0 99.6 97.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner Data N/A 100.0 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 100.0 99.5 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 100.0 100.0 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian Data N/A Data N/A 97.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander Data N/A 100.0 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 100.0 99.3 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 100.0 99.5 98.5

Preparing for Success

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Overall Student Performance

SCPASS Science

Science - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 56.3%    (36 / 64)
56.3%
District 48.8%    (164 / 336)
48.8%
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 34.5%
34.5%
Percentage of students Approaching Readiness on the KRA 41.4%
41.4%
Percentage of students Emerging Readiness on the KRA 24.1%
24.1%
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Overall 34.5% 32.2% 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 65.5% 52.6% 52.2%
Language and Literacy 32.8% 26.9% 29.8%
Mathematics 20.7% 18.1% 28.1%
Physical Well-Being 63.8% 56.1% 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. 75.0% 60 57.9% 152 51.9% 49894
Second grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the third grade. 58.3% 60 58.6% 152 54.7% 49894
First grade students who are on track for success in English Language Arts at the second grade 74.6% 63 57.2% 166 53.2% 49892
First grade students who are on track for success in Mathematics at the second grade 90.5% 63 67.5% 166 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 17.2 26.6 40.6 15.6
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.0 28.9 22.3 31.3 17.6
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 56.3

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 54.5%    (18 / 33)
54.5%
District 53.8%    (86 / 160)
53.8%
State 54.3%    (33790 / 62238)
54.3%

Percent of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 54.5
Number of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 18
Number of EL Students included in Accountability Calculation 33
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup 35

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned

School 55.5%    (19 / 35)
55.5%
District 58.0%    (21 / 35)
58.0%
State 51.1%    (19 / 35)
51.1%

Student Progress Components - Percent of Progress Points Earned

All Students

School 57.4%    (20 / 35)
57.4%
District 60.0%    (22 / 35)
60.0%
State 51.0%    (19 / 35)
51.0%

Lowest Performing 20% of Students

School 53.6%    (19 / 35)
53.6%
District 56.0%    (20 / 35)
56.0%
State 51.1%    (19 / 35)
51.1%

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 63.20 65.00 55.30
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 55.30 58.30 48.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 62.40 63.70 52.90
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 20.70 37.70 40.10
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner 55.00 63.50 57.60
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 57.70 59.80 50.20
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 61.00 62.50 53.30
Our DistrictStatewide
American Indian 54.20 47.30
Our DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander 85.90 75.00
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 54.00 58.00 49.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 55.50 58.00 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 14.7 Up from 13.9
Percent of students retained 0.7 Up from 0.0
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 1 Down from 14
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) 10.4 Up from 7.7
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 37 187 2
Percent satisfied with learning environment 89.2%
87.2%
100.0%
Percent satisfied with social and physical environment 91.7%
88.6%
100.0%
Percent satisfied with school-home relations Data N/A
91.0%
100.0%

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 31 No change
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 45.7 Down from 46.0
Teacher attendance rate 92.2 Down from 95.2
Average teacher salary $49,485 Up from $47,188
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 No change
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 83.9 Down from 90.6
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 91.5 Up from 87.9
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 3.2 Up from 0.0
Prime instructional time 84.3 Down from 95.0
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 19.3 to 1 Up from 17.3 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 26.3 Up from 22.2
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 5 Up from 4
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.” 100.0 2
“My child’s teachers and school staff prevent or stop bullying at school.” 100.0 2
Evaluations By Teachers Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“I feel safe at my school before and after hours.” 100.0 37
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” 97.3 37

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 22
Students with out of school suspensions 14
Students expelled 0
School related arrests and referrals to law enforcement 0
Incidents of bullying and harassment 2
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 $49,485 Up from $47,188
Percent of expenditures for instruction 70.0 Up from 68.5
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries 59.9 Down from 61.2
Average administrator salary $102,984 Up from $98,850
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 81.5 Up from 78.9
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $10,644 Up from 8868
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $871 Up from 627
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,979 Up from 1294
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $340 Up from 111
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $12,623 Up from 10162
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $1,210 Up from 737
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $13,833 Up from 10900