Class Environment

Springfield Elementary

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 46 Down from 48
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 52.2 Up from 51.9
Teacher attendance rate 94.2 Up from 93.4
Average teacher salary $56,232 Up from $54,113
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 No change
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 86.0 Up from 72.7
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 79.8 Up from 76.7
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 88.2 Up from 86.4
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 22.2 to 1 Up from 21.4 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 20.5 Down from 25.6
Number of inexperienced teachers 8 Down from 10
Percent of out-of-field teachers 35.9 No change
Number of out-of-field teachers 14 No change
Percent of inexperienced school leaders 50.0 No change
Number of inexperienced school leaders 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.