Class Environment

James Simons Montessori

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 24 N/A
Percent of teachers with advanced degrees 83.3 Up from 78.9
Teacher attendance rate 94.6 Up from 92.6
Average teacher salary $63,785 Up from $58,562
Percent of teachers on continuing contract 100.0 No change
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 73.9 Down from 87.5
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 83.0 Down from 87.3
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 87.8 Up from 86.7
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 20.0 to 1 Down from 26.5 to 1
Percent of inexperienced teachers 20.0 Up from 17.9
Number of inexperienced teachers 5 No change
Percent of out-of-field teachers 32.0 Down from 35.7
Number of out-of-field teachers 8 Down from 10
Percent of inexperienced school leaders 0.0 Down from 50
Number of inexperienced school leaders 0 Down from 1

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.