1) This data may differ from data in state and federal accountability results. They were calculated based on where students tested regardless of school entry date.
2) Scale scores in 2016-17 for SC READY are reported on a new, vertical scale. These scores are not comparable to 2015-16 scale scores. However, criteria for the achievement levels have not changed. Percentages of students at each achievement level are comparable to corresponding 2015-16 percentages.
3) For SC PASS, achievement standards for science were reset for the 2016-17 school year. Science scores are now reported in four achievement categories. The achievement level descriptors are the same as those for 2015-16 SC READY. Social studies achievement standards are unchanged. Social studies scores continue to be reported in three categories.
4) For EOC scores, the South Carolina Uniform Grading Policy was revised, effective the 2016-17 school year. Letter grades now reflect the scale score ranges that correspond to the state’s new 10 point grading scale.