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Palmetto Scholars Academy
  • Public, Charter
  • NORTH CHARLESTON, SC

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade unavailable
  8. Food
    grade B+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Palmetto Scholars Academy is an above average, public, charter school located in NORTH CHARLESTON, SC. It has 491 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
125 responses
Average ACT
26
48 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$58,534
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,288
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$243,300
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 24 responses
  • Leap Days
    38%
  • Opportunity to travel domestic & international
    17%
  • My favorite school events are house competitions.
    13%
  • The firing of a principal every year
    13%
  • Wide variety of great field trips.
    8%
  • I enjoyed being a TA and tutoring the most.
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
491
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.1%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

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