South Carolina Virtual Charter School

2023 Platt Springs Road
West Columbia, SC 29169
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 4,488 students in grades Kindergarten-12, South Carolina Virtual Charter School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School/Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 4,488 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : 71% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Carolina Virtual Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

South Carolina Virtual Charter School's student population of 4,488 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 128 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
4,488 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
128 teachers
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Students by Grade
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State Accredited Program
Yes
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

South Carolina Virtual Charter School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Carolina Virtual Charter School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
#315 out of 1095 schools
(Top 30%)
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44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Carolina Virtual Charter School 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 2020-21 school year data.
64%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina Virtual Charter School 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
35:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
34%
32%
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White
53%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
This chart display the diversity score of South Carolina Virtual Charter School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
71%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of South Carolina Virtual Charter School and public school graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina Virtual Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina Virtual Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Carolina Virtual Charter School's ranking?
South Carolina Virtual Charter School is ranked #315 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are South Carolina Virtual Charter School often compared to?
South Carolina Virtual Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cyber Of South Carolina, Sc Connections Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Carolina Virtual Charter School?
The graduation rate of South Carolina Virtual Charter School is 71%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend South Carolina Virtual Charter School?
4,488 students attend South Carolina Virtual Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of South Carolina Virtual Charter School students are White, 34% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Carolina Virtual Charter School?
South Carolina Virtual Charter School has a student ration of 35:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Carolina Virtual Charter School offer ?
South Carolina Virtual Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Carolina Virtual Charter School part of?
South Carolina Virtual Charter School is part of Charter Institute At Erskine School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School/Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 4,488 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : 71% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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