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Blenheim Middle School Of Discovery

Principal: Dr. Dionne Vance

Phone:
843-528-3262
School Address:
143 Highland St. Blenheim, SC 29516
Serving Grades: 6-8
Student Enrollment: 534

2021-2022 Overall Rating

Average
38 out of 100
School performance meets the criteria to ensure all students meet the Profile of the SC Graduate

Support Status: TBD (DEC 2022)

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 20.0%    (99 / 495)
20.0%
District 25.0%    (408 / 1632)
25.0%
State 46.6%    (160707 / 344866)
46.6%

Mathematics - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 5.7%    (28 / 495)
5.7%
District 16.2%    (264 / 1632)
16.2%
State 38.9%    (134048 / 344866)
38.9%


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Prime instructional time 82.0 Up from 75.4

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 4.0 42.8 33.1 14.5 5.5
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 2.2 41.1 31.7 16.9 8.1
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 3.0 67.1 24.2 5.3 0.4
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 2.0 51.8 30.0 10.9 5.3
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 6Grade 7Grade 8
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 24.8 14.5 24.5

Mathematics

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


Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 8.8 5.0 4.3

Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Homeless Data N/A Data N/A 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 96.9 97.7 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Male 96.4 95.1 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 93.3 95.2 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 96.9 96.5 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 97.0 97.2 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 94.5 91.3 97.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner Data N/A Data N/A 98.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 93.2 95.7 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic Data N/A 96.2 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian Data N/A 96.5 97.7
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander Data N/A 100.0 98.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 97.0 96.6 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 96.6 96.3 98.5

Preparing for Success

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Overall Student Performance

SCPASS Science

Science - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 18.7%    (26 / 139)
18.7%
District 22.5%    (113 / 503)
22.5%
State 46.0%    (51887 / 112768)
46.0%



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 2.9 58.3 20.1 13.7 5.0
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 1.8 54.3 21.5 15.1 7.4
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 6
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 19.3

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

State 54.3%    (33790 / 62238)
54.3%

Percent of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target Data N/A
Number of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target Data N/A
Number of EL Students included in Accountability Calculation 1
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup 1

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned

School 62.0%    (25 / 40)
62.0%
District 48.1%    (19 / 35)
48.1%
State 51.1%    (19 / 35)
51.1%

Student Progress Components - Percent of Progress Points Earned

All Students

School 57.1%    (23 / 40)
57.1%
District 45.8%    (18 / 35)
45.8%
State 51.0%    (19 / 35)
51.0%

Lowest Performing 20% of Students

School 66.8%    (27 / 40)
66.8%
District 50.4%    (20 / 35)
50.4%
State 51.1%    (19 / 35)
51.1%

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 60.00 51.70 55.30
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 56.90 44.70 48.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 59.30 47.30 52.90
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 46.10 36.60 40.10
Our DistrictStatewide
English Learner 40.10 57.60
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 57.90 46.10 50.20
Our DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 55.00 53.30
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian 59.80 44.50 47.30
Our DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander 70.90 75.00
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 56.80 45.80 49.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 62.00 48.10 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 33.8 Up from 32.7
Percent of students served by gifted and talented program 14.3 Up from 10.7
Percent of students retained 1.1 Up from 0.0
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 No change
Chronic Absenteeism Rate (Note: Data are from prior school year) 60.3 Up from 10.1
Percent of 8th Graders with Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) 99.4 Up from 98.8

Results of Teacher, Student, and Parent Opinion Surveys

Teachers Students Parents
Number of surveys returned 19 335 24
Percent satisfied with learning environment 66.7%
66.7%
75.0%
Percent satisfied with social and physical environment 63.2%
67.6%
70.6%
Percent satisfied with school-home relations Data N/A
84.6%
83.3%

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 28 Down from 30
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 53.6 Up from 53.3
Teacher attendance rate 93.8 Up from 90.7
Average teacher salary $47,681 Up from $46,740
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 96.4 Down from 100.0
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 60.7 Down from 69.7
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 61.9 Up from 61.8
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 Down from 10.0
Prime instructional time 82.0 Up from 75.4
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 22.3 to 1 Down from 23.9 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 25.0 Down from 37.5
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 3 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.” 83.3 24
“My child’s teachers and school staff prevent or stop bullying at school.” 56.3 24
Evaluations By Teachers Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“I feel safe at my school before and after hours.” 89.5 19
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” 52.6 19

Unsafe Incident Information as reported in the 2021-2022 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) 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 25
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 1
Students with in-school suspensions 177
Students with out of school suspensions 242
Students expelled 1
School related arrests and referrals to law enforcement 0
Incidents of bullying and harassment 7
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 $47,681 Up from $46,740
Percent of expenditures for instruction 57.8 Down from 59.4
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries 51.6 Up from 51.3
Average administrator salary $86,798 Up from $79,674
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 90.9 Up from 89.6
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $6,840 Down from 7510
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,034 Up from 521
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,909 Down from 1982
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $961 Up from 645
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $8,748 Down from 9491
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $1,995 Up from 1166
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $10,743 Up from 10657