Class Environment

Bluffton Middle School

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 57 Down from 59
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 64.9 Up from 64.1
Teacher attendance rate 90.7 Down from 91.7
Average teacher salary $64,428 Up from $56,828
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 No change
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 81.1 Down from 87.3
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 83.7 Down from 84.2
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 1.8 Up from 0.0
Prime instructional time 85.8 Down from 86.4
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 23.6 to 1 Down from 24.2 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 13.6 Down from 15.3
Number of inexperienced teachers 8 Down from 9
Percent of out-of-field teachers 6.8 Up from 5.1
Number of out-of-field teachers 4 Up from 3
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.