Class Environment

Bridges Preparatory School

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 83 Up from 72
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 42.0 Down from 47.1
Teacher attendance rate 94.7 Up from 93.1
Average teacher salary $47,814 Up from $45,624
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 89.1 Down from 93.0
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 71.7 Down from 83
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 77.8 Up from 76.2
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 Down from 9.7
Prime instructional time 88.8 Down from 91.1
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 24.2 to 1 Up from 23.4 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 30.6 N/A
Number of inexperienced teachers 22 N/A
Percent of out-of-field teachers 23.6 N/A
Number of out-of-field teachers 17 N/A
Percent of inexperienced school leaders 50.0 N/A
Number of inexperienced school leaders 2 N/A

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.