Class Environment

Lancaster High School

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 73 No change
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 60.3 Down from 63.6
Teacher attendance rate 92.0 Down from 93.7
Average teacher salary $57,164 Up from $56,979
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 98.6 Down from 100.0
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 92.4 Up from 89.4
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 91.1 Up from 89.2
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 4.1 Up from 2.7
Prime instructional time 80.5 Down from 81.8
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 35.4 to 1 Up from 34.5 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 21.1 Up from 15.8
Number of inexperienced teachers 16 Up from 12
Percent of out-of-field teachers 7.9 Up from 6.6
Number of out-of-field teachers 6 Up from 5
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.