Carolina School For Inquiry

  • Carolina School For Inquiry serves 151 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Carolina School For Inquiry's student population of 151 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carolina School For Inquiry's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carolina School For Inquiry is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#962 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carolina School For Inquiry and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carolina School For Inquiry and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
86%
34%
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White
13%
51%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carolina School For Inquiry.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.250.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carolina School For Inquiry and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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