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Northside Middle School

Principal: Anna Unversaw

Phone:
(803) 739-4190
School Address:
157 Cougar Drive West Columbia, SC 29169
Serving Grades: 6-8
Student Enrollment: 555

2022-2023 Overall Rating

Average
43 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 38.6%    (197 / 510)
38.6%
District 40.3%    (1424 / 3537)
40.3%
State 53.9%    (184573 / 342443)
53.9%

Mathematics - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 22.5%    (115 / 510)
22.5%
District 30.7%    (1086 / 3537)
30.7%
State 40.9%    (139957 / 342443)
40.9%


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Prime instructional time N/AV N/A

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 0.4 28.8 32.2 24.7 13.9
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.3 31.0 28.4 23.8 16.5
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.7 20.7 24.7 25.0 28.9

Mathematics

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



Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our School 0.4 44.3 32.7 12.2 10.4
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.3 38.5 30.5 17.9 12.8
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.7 30.3 28.2 21.0 19.9

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 42.9 34.2 38.7

Mathematics

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


Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 19.2 15.8 32.4

Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Homeless Data N/A 98.9 97.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Foster Data N/A Data N/A 96.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Military Connected Data N/A Data N/A 99.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Migrant Data N/A Data N/A 99.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Female 100.0 99.7 99.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Male 99.4 99.2 99.0
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 100.0 100.0 99.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 99.5 99.3 98.8
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 99.8 99.6 99.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 98.6 98.7 98.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner 100.0 99.8 99.5
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 100.0 99.9 99.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 100.0 99.7 99.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian Data N/A 100.0 98.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander Data N/A 99.1 99.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 98.7 99.0 98.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 99.6 99.5 99.1

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

SCPASS Science

Science - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 35.0%    (62 / 177)
35.0%
District 34.4%    (409 / 1188)
34.4%
State 45.1%    (50704 / 112478)
45.1%



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 46.3 18.6 21.5 13.6
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 0.3 39.5 25.8 23.3 11.1
Not TestedDoes Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 0.7 32.6 21.6 24.7 20.4

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 35.0

Multilingual Learners' Progress

Multilingual Learners - ML

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 ML Students who met progress toward proficiency target

School 32.3%    (51 / 158)
32.3%
District 38.1%    (585 / 1536)
38.1%
State 53.3%    (34814 / 65316)
53.3%

Percent of ML Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 32.3
Number of ML Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target 51
Number of ML Students Assessed 158
Number of ML Students in ML Subgroup 172

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned

School 48.6%    (17 / 35)
48.6%
District 48.6%    (17 / 35)
48.6%
State 51.2%    (18 / 35)
51.2%

Student Progress Components - Percent of Progress Points Earned

All Students

School 45.9%    (16 / 35)
45.9%
District 46.1%    (16 / 35)
46.1%
State 51.1%    (18 / 35)
51.1%

Lowest Performing 20% of Students

School 51.2%    (18 / 35)
51.2%
District 51.1%    (18 / 35)
51.1%
State 51.2%    (18 / 35)
51.2%

Percentage of students meeting Median Annual Targets (MATs), individual growth targets reflecting median historically observed gains for similar prior-year goals

Students meeting Median Annual Targets (MATs)

School 49.1%    (482 / 982)
49.1%
District 52.8%    (2996 / 5673)
52.8%
State 55.8%    (294688 / 528459)
55.8%

Percentage of students meeting Added-Value Targets (AVTs), individual growth targets set to reflect progressive learning gains designed to move students toward proficiency

Students meeting Added

School 33.0%    (324 / 982)
33.0%
District 34.1%    (1936 / 5673)
34.1%
State 39.8%    (210233 / 528459)
39.8%

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 50.80 52.20 56.50
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 44.50 44.30 48.50
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 45.40 47.10 52.20
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 50.50 42.10 44.60
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner 51.00 54.30 59.40
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 45.00 45.50 51.50
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 48.60 49.50 54.50
Our DistrictStatewide
American Indian 46.20 50.40
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander 61.80 62.60 68.10
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 42.10 43.60 48.80
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 48.60 48.60 51.20

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 2023
Percent scoring level 2 or above - English/ELA - All Students 74.2% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% 79.6%
Percent scoring level 2 or above - Math - All Students 75.8% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% 68.2%
Percent scoring level 3 or above - English/ELA - All Students 43.2% 47.7% 56.6% 70.0% 58.0%
Percent scoring level 3 or above - Math - All Students 46.0% 50.0% 58.0% 70.0% 41.8%
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% 53.3%
*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 7.4 N/A
Percent of students served by gifted and talented program 22.8 Up from 21.3
Percent of students retained 1.6 Up from 0.4
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 2 Down from N/AV
Percent of classrooms with wireless access 100 N/A
Percent of students served by 1:1 learning 100 N/A
Chronic Absenteeism Rate (Note: Data are from prior school year) 28.7 Up from 16.7
Percent of 8th Graders with Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) 98.4 Up from 97.5

Results of Teacher, Student, and Parent Opinion Surveys

Teachers Students Parents
Number of surveys returned 41 497 20
Percent satisfied with learning environment 97.6%
81.8%
85.0%
Percent satisfied with social and physical environment 97.5%
79.4%
84.2%
Percent satisfied with school-home relations 95.1%
88.7%
87.5%

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 39 Down from 42
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 66.7 Up from 64.3
Teacher attendance rate N/AV N/A
Average teacher salary $56,361 Up from $53,211
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 Up from 97.6
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 66.7 Down from 72.1
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 71.8 Down from 80.4
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 2.6 N/A
Prime instructional time N/AV N/A
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 8.8 to 1 N/A
Percent of inexperienced teachers 23.1 Up from 14.6
Number of inexperienced teachers 9 Up from 6
Percent of out-of-field teachers 7.7 Down from 14.6
Number of out-of-field teachers 3 Down from 6
Percent of inexperienced school leaders 100.0 Up from 50
Number of inexperienced school leaders 2 Up from 1

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.” 80.0 20
“My child’s teachers and school staff prevent or stop bullying at school.” 73.3 20
Evaluations By Teachers Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“I feel safe at my school before and after hours.” 100.0 41
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” 85.4 41

Unsafe Incident Information as reported in the 2022-2023 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 0
Incidents of possession of firearm or explosive 0
Students with in-school suspensions 163
Students with out of school suspensions 109
Students expelled 5
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 $56,361 Up from $53,211
Percent of expenditures for instruction N/AV N/A
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries N/AV N/A
Average administrator salary $105,241 Up from $101,349
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 77.6 Up from 69.7
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $9,037 Up from 8696
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $611 Up from 263
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,767 Up from 1482
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $1,389 Up from 670
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $10,804 Up from 10177
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $2,001 Up from 934
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $12,805 Up from 11111