Class Environment

Palmetto Scholars Academmy


Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 35 Up from 30
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 59.3 Up from 45.6
Teacher attendance rate 83.1 Down from 93.6
Average teacher salary $58,363 Up from $57,126
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 70.9 Down from 72.7
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 75.0 Down from 78.6
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 82.9 Down from 88.9
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 5.7 Down from 16.7
Prime instructional time 95.2 Up from 92.0
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 24.1 to 1 Down from 26.9 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 9.1 Up from 0
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 1 Up from 0
Percent of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 9.1 Down from 20
Number of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 1 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.