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Palmetto Scholars Academy

North Charleston, SC


Palmetto Scholars Academy
7499 Dorchester Road
North Charleston, SC  29418
Phone: 843-300-4118
Charleston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 6-12
Enrollment: 517
Type: Charter School  
Palmetto Scholars Academy

Palmetto Scholars Academy


Metro Area Ranking

#11
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Palmetto Scholars Academy is ranked #11 of 41 of the best middle schools in Charleston and surrounding areas (73rd percentile). Cick the link to see all 41 middle schools.


#2
Metro Area High School Ranking: Palmetto Scholars Academy is ranked #2 out of 22 of the best high schools in Charleston and surrounding areas (91st percentile). Cick the link to see all 22 high schools.


State Ranking

#27
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Palmetto Scholars Academy is ranked #27 out of 291 of the best middle schools in South Carolina (91st percentile). Click the link to see all 291 middle schools.


#3
Statewide High School Ranking: Palmetto Scholars Academy is ranked #3 out of 198 of the best high schools in South Carolina (98th percentile). Click the link to see all 198 high schools.


Overall, Palmetto Scholars Academy is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Charleston County, SC and is an independent charter school.
Graduation Rate
 > 95% - Palmetto Scholars Academy
 86% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 > 95% - Palmetto Scholars Academy
 86% - Median of South Carolina high schools




South Carolina Standardized Tests

SC Ready Test Results

English

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 639.3 96th 544.8
7 690.6 94th 595.6
8 686.1 92nd 620.8

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 639.3 96th 544.8
7 690.6 94th 595.6
8 686.1 92nd 620.8

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 606.8 90th 535.9
7 651.5 96th 551.0
8 640.3 86th 592.0

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 606.8 90th 535.9
7 651.5 96th 551.0
8 640.3 86th 592.0


SC PASS Test Results (SC Palmetto Assessment of State Standards)

Science

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
6 1657.7 82nd 1649.2
8 1866.7 92nd 1850.9

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
6 1657.7 82nd 1649.2
8 1866.7 92nd 1850.9

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
7 658.7 89th 628.4

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
7 658.7 89th 628.4


Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 25.8 97th 18
Math 24 97th 18.7
Reading 26.8 97th 19.4
Science 24.7 96th 18.9

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina senior in 2021 with the exception of those eligible for alternate assessments. The ACT scores range from 0 to 36. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Palmetto Scholars Academy stack up against those of other high schools in South Carolina.


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 83.2 73.5
Algebra 1 71.8 68.3
Biology 1 85.8 68.8


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 600
Math 558
Composite Score 1158
SAT Participation Rate 86 %

Palmetto Scholars Academy had an average SAT score of 1158 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #5 out of 213 SC high schools (98th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Palmetto Scholars Academy was 86% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


Students

Student Progress Rating

Middle School Progress Rating: BELOW AVERAGE


Poverty Rate at this School

 21% - This School
 68% - State Median (all schools)
 21% - This School
 68% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2018-2019 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Palmetto Scholars Academy, then we can help. We've distilled much of Palmetto Scholars Academy's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

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Drayton Hall Elementary School 8 2.1 miles Charleston, SC Regular PK-5
Fort Dorchester High School 7 2.6 miles North Charleston, SC Regular 9-12
Malcolm C. Hursey Montessori 3 2.8 miles North Charleston, SC Regular PK-8
River Oaks Middle School 3 2.8 miles North Charleston, SC Regular 6-8
Eagle Nest Elementary School 5 2.8 miles North Charleston, SC Regular PK-5
Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary 6 2.8 miles North Charleston, SC Regular PK-5
Pinehurst Elementary School 1 3.2 miles North Charleston, SC Regular 1-5
W. B. Goodwin Elementary School 1 3.3 miles , Regular PK-5
Hanahan Elementary School 7 3.7 miles Hanahan, SC Regular PK-5
Matilda Dunston Elementary School 1 3.9 miles North Charleston, SC Regular PK-5
A. C. Corcoran Elementary School 2 4.2 miles North Charleston, SC Regular PK-5
Fort Dorchester Elementary School 10 4.3 miles Summerville, SC Regular PK-5
Springfield Elementary School 3 4.6 miles Charleston, SC Regular PK-5
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Montessori Community School 10 4.6 miles Charleston, SC Regular PK-8