Islands Academy

2900 Mink Point Boulevard
Beaufort, SC 29902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Islands Academy serves 52 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Islands Academy's student population of 52 students has grown by 73% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students52 students
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Islands Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Islands Academy's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has increased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Islands Academy is 0.57, which is more 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#1111 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
43%
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
Hispanic
8%
9%
Black
58%
34%
White
31%
51%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Islands Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.570.43
Graduation Rate≤20%
84%
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
64%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeaufort 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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