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

Report Card

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

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Palmetto Scholars Academy is a highly rated, public, charter school located in NORTH CHARLESTON, SC. It has 528 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 70% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.

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Palmetto Scholars Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
70%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1230
78 responses
Average ACT
28
36 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
$45,510
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,051
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$174,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 17 responses
  • Leap Days
    29%
  • My favorite school events are house competitions.
    18%
  • Opportunity to travel domestic & international
    18%
  • Wide variety of great field trips.
    12%
  • I enjoyed being a TA and tutoring the most.
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Prom
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
528
Free or Reduced Lunch
16%
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
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. 12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 12 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
58%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

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