Class Environment

Northwestern High School

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 93 Down from 102
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 67.7 Up from 66.4
Teacher attendance rate 99.0 Up from 93.6
Average teacher salary $58,748 Up from $56,088
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 98.9 Up from 97.1
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 83.2 Up from 80.6
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 83.9 Up from 82.2
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 92.0 Up from 85.9
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 31.1 to 1 Up from 30.5 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 10.6 Down from 22.5
Number of inexperienced teachers 12 Down from 25
Percent of out-of-field teachers 15.0 Up from 10.8
Number of out-of-field teachers 17 Up from 12
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.