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Leading Indicators are the most robust measures of the status of Education.

School Readiness Indicators

Middle Grades Indicators

8th Grade Indicators

College & Career Ready Graduation Indicators

Post-Secondary Indicators


Secondary Indicators are other measures of Education, variables that have a direct impact on Education, are tangentially reflective of the state of Education, or derive from the Leading Indicators.

Secondary Indicators


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School Readiness Indicators

Percentage of SC 3 & 4 year olds Not Attending Preschool

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Number of SC 3 & 4 year olds Not Attending Preschool

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SC Children Enrolled in Head Start Programs*

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Middle Grades Indicators

Percent of 3rd Graders Testing Below State Standards in Reading

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Percent of 3rd Graders Testing Below State Standards in Math

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SC Math Achievement Levels, 4th Grade Public School Students

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8th Grade Indicators

8th Grade Reading Proficiency, Spartanburg County

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Percent of 8th Graders Testing Below State Standards in Math

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College & Career Ready Indicators

SC High School Students Not Graduating on Time


2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

%
41%
38%
34%
32%
#
24,484
21,439
20,160
18,891


Public School Graduation Rate - SC & Spartanburg County

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Post-Secondary Indicators

Baccalaureate Degree Completion

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Secondary Indicators

Drop Out Rate - SC & Spartanburg County

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% of 2011-12 High School Completers Enrolled in 2012-13 College Freshman Classes by High School, Spartanburg County

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Three Year Enrollment by Higher Education Institution Type, SC & Spartanburg County

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% Full-time, First-time, Degree-seeking Freshmen Retained to Sophomore, National Average

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% Full-time, First-time, Degree Seeking Freshmen Retained to Sophomore, 2012, SC Public Institutions

Research Institutions
Clemson University
91.3%
USC Columbia
87.2%
Total Research Institutions
88.8%


Comprehensive Teaching Institutions
The Citadel
83.4%
Coastal Carolina University
59.9%
College of Charleston
81.4%
Francis Marion University
65.2%
Lander University
60.8%
SC State University
61.3%
USC Aiken
67.5%
USC Beaufort
50.0%
USC Upstate
66.3%
Winthrop University
72.8%
Total Comprehensive Teaching Institutions
68.8%

Technical Colleges (not inclusive)
Aiken
53.1%
Greenville
49.2%
Horry-Georgetown
49.4%
Midlands
51.8%
Piedmont
59.1%
Spartanburg Community College
58.1%
Tri-County
40.3%
Trident
49.5%
Total Technical Colleges
48.8%

% Full-time, First-time, Degree Seeking Freshmen Retained to Sophomore, 2012, SC Independent Institutions

Independent Senior Institutions
Allen University
60.9%
Anderson University
77.5%
Benedict College
56.8%
Bob Jones University
82.8%
Charleston Southern University
56.3%
Claflin College
71.3%
Coker College
68.6%
Columbia College
59.6%
Columbia International University
76.9%
Converse College
76.8%
Erskine College
62.6%
Furman University
87.6%
Limestone College
55.1%
Morris College
40.5%
Newberry College
67.0%
North Greenville University
68.6%
Presbyterian College
86.1%
South University
35.7%
Southern Wesleyan University
62.8%
Voorhees College
46.0%
Wofford College
89.0%
Total Independent Senior Institutions
69.5%


Independent Two-Year Institutions
Spartanburg Methodist College
59.1%

Graduation Rates at 150% of Expected Time & Number of Degrees Awarded by Institition Type


2012 Graduation Rate

Degrees Awarded 2012-13

Research Institutions 
76.4%
13,205
- USC Upstate
37.5%
1,132
Comprehensive teaching institutions 
50.0%
10,210
2-year Regional Campuses of USC 
15.6%
497
- Spartanburg Community College
13.2%
779
Technical Colleges 
11.5%
17,392
- Converse College
54%
336
- Wofford College
84%
391
Independent Senior Institutions 
unavailable
8,152
- Spartanburg Methodist College
38%
202
Independent Two Year Institutions
38%
202
Grand Total
unavailable
49,658

Tuition & Required Fees for Full-Time, In-State Undergraduate Students by Academic Year

 

2012-2013

Research Institutions average
$11,581
- USC Upstate
$9,722
Comprehensive teaching institutions average
$9,855
2-year Regional Campuses of USC average
$6,284
- Spartanburg Community College
$3,820
Technical Colleges Average
$3,629
- Converse College
$27,276
- Wofford College
$33,395
- Spartanburg Methodist College
$14,310

Grants & Scholarships Awarded to SC Students (Number)

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Grants & Scholarships Awarded to SC Students (Amount)

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SC Appropriations to Public Universities per Total Full-Time Enrollment 2012-13

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Median Earnings by Educational Attainment, Age 25+, Spartanburg County, 2012

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Unemployment Rate by Educational Attainment, Age 25-64, Spartanburg County, 2012

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Unininsured by Educational Attainment

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