Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017

GCS students in grades 3 through 8 scored higher that the state average on the SC READY (South Carolina College- and Career-Ready Assessments).

SC READY tests in English/Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics. Four performance levels are awarded: Exceeds Expectations, Meets Expectations, Approaches Expectations, and Does Not Meet Expectations. Results will be used for state and federal accountability purposes.

The percentage of GCS students scoring Meets Expectations and Exceeds Expectations was higher than the percentage of SC students scoring Meets Expectations and Exceeds Expectations in both subject areas and at all grade levels.

English Language Arts


2017 GCS vs. State SC READY Performance (All Students)

Empty Header English Language Arts Empty Header Mathematics Empty Header
Empty Header GCS SC GCS SC
Gr 3 51.0 42.1 60.0 52.5
Gr 4 49.1 40.9 54.4 46.4
Gr 5 46.0 38.3 47.3 40.0
Gr 6 42.9 39.7 46.6 41.5

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