Tall Pines Stem Academy

  • Tall Pines Stem Academy serves 144 students in grades 5-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tall Pines Stem Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Tall Pines Stem Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Tall Pines Stem Academy's student population of 144 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-7
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tall Pines Stem Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tall Pines Stem Academy is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#280 out of 1142 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
3%
34%
White
87%
51%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.62
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSc Public Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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