PASS 2010-2011 - In the State of South Carolina, all students in grades 3 through 8 take the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) test in Writing, ELA, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.
End-of-Course 2010-2011 - The End-of-Course Examination Program (EOCEP) provides tests in high school core courses and for courses taken in middle school for high school credit. The EOCEP tests in the following subject areas: Algebra 1/Math for the Technologies 2; English 1; US History and the Constitution; and Biology 1/Applied Biology 2.HSAP 2010-2011 - The HSAP (High School Assessment Program) assesses selected South Carolina academic standards in English language arts and mathematics that students have had opportunity to learn by the end of the tenth grade. Every student must pass the HSAP to graduate from high school unless they meet the qualifications for alternative assessment.
ACT 2010-2011 - The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, mathematics, reading, and science. The test includes 215 multiple-choice questions and with a "36" as the highest possible score. The test is offered six times per year in the U.S., and is usually taken during a student's junior or senior year of high school.
SAT 2010-2011 - The SAT is a standardized test often used in the college admissions process. It's aim is to assess the student's readiness for college. The current test consists of three 800 point sections testing English/Language Arts, Mathematics, and Writing. Most students take the test, which is offered several times per year, during their junior or senior year of high school.
State Accountability 2010-2011 - “Absolute Rating” is the rating a school receives based on the percentage of students meeting standard on the state’s standards based assessment. “Growth Rating” is the rating a school receives based on longitudinally matched student data comparing current performance to the previous year’s performance for the purpose of determining student academic growth.
Federal Accountability (AYP) 2010-2011 - No Child Left Behind requires that students meet an Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) target towards 100% proficiency for reading and mathematics. The data is broken into a number of student "subcategories“ to arrive at compliance index.