Class Environment

West Ashley High School

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 101 Down from 112
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 60.4 Up from 54.6
Teacher attendance rate 94.6 Up from 94.0
Average teacher salary $59,180 Up from $56,633
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 Up from 98.2
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 74.5 Up from 70.6
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 76.8 Down from 79.1
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 Down from 1.8
Prime instructional time 86.7 Up from 84.9
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 33.9 to 1 Up from 31.2 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 17.8 Down from 24.2
Number of inexperienced teachers 27 Down from 39
Percent of out-of-field teachers 7.2 Up from 6.8
Number of out-of-field teachers 11 No change
Percent of inexperienced school leaders 28.6 Up from 0
Number of inexperienced school leaders 2 Up from 0

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.