Lower Richland High Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Math 2.0 2.1 2.5
English 2.4 2.4 2.7

English Proficiency Distribution

English proficiency is determined by student results on the school's South Carolina High School Assessment Program test.

Total Students Tested 316
Below Basic 18%
Basic 40%
Proficient 29%
Advanced 13%

Math Proficiency Distribution

Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school's South Carolina High School Assessment Program test.

Total Students Tested 316
Below Basic 36%
Basic 40%
Proficient 19%
Advanced 6%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 57.8
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index -15.7

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 32.5
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 35.2
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -2.7
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students -7.3

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 9.5
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 21%
Participant Passing Rate 26%
Exams Per Test Taker 2.4
Exam Pass Rate 14%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 6%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Taker 1.3

International Baccalaureate (IB) Student Performance

Students can receive college credit for successful completion of IB certificate exams. This information displays how the school's students participated and performed on IB exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 5%
Participant Passing Rate 31%
Exams Per Test Taker 4.4
Exam Pass Rate 7%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 2%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Taker 1.0
IB Diploma Per Test Taker 0.0%
IB Diploma Per Grade 12 Enrollment 0.0%

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Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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