Class Environment

St. James High School

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 92 Down from 96
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 78.3 Down from 79.1
Teacher attendance rate 93.7 Up from 93.3
Average teacher salary $64,551 Up from $60,402
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 No change
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 95.7 Up from 76.9
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 88.2 Down from 88.4
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 1.1 Up from 0.0
Prime instructional time 86.9 Down from 87.0
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 31.1 to 1 Down from 33.4 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 13.7 Down from 16.5
Number of inexperienced teachers 16 No change
Percent of out-of-field teachers 1.7 Down from 4.1
Number of out-of-field teachers 2 Down from 4
Percent of inexperienced school leaders 0.0 No change
Number of inexperienced school leaders 0 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.