Class Environment

Belvedere Elementary School

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 42 Down from 43
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 54.8 Up from 52.9
Teacher attendance rate 96.4 Up from 96.1
Average teacher salary $55,276 Up from $53,617
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 No change
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 82.1 Up from 76.9
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 84.5 Down from 87.8
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 88.9 No change
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 20.2 to 1 Down from 25.1 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 36.8 Down from 40.5
Number of inexperienced teachers 14 Down from 15
Percent of out-of-field teachers 10.5 Up from 8.1
Number of out-of-field teachers 4 Up from 3
Percent of inexperienced school leaders 0.0 Down from 100
Number of inexperienced school leaders 0 Down from 2

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.