1824 Barnwell Street
Columbia, S.C. 29201
Contact Information
Phone: 803-734-8322
Fax: 803-734-8325
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Friday: 7:30am-4:00pm

District Data


View the most recent school report card for each school.


South Carolina State Assessments are a crucial component of the educational system in South Carolina, designed to evaluate student learning and academic progress across various grade levels. These standardized tests cover a range of subjects, including English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, aligning with the state’s academic standards. The primary purpose of these assessments is to provide educators, parents, and policymakers with valuable insights into students’ understanding and mastery of key concepts and skills. The results are used to identify areas where students excel and where they may need additional support, thereby guiding instructional strategies and resource allocation. Additionally, these assessments play a significant role in accountability measures for schools and districts, helping to ensure that all students, regardless of background, receive a high-quality education. The SC State Assessments are continually evolving to reflect the changing educational landscape and to better meet the needs of South Carolina’s diverse student population.

To see reports of results for the SCPCSD and our schools please visit this link: State Assessments


National assessments in the United States, such as the SAT, ACT, Advanced Placement (AP) exams, International Baccalaureate (IB) assessments, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), play a pivotal role in evaluating and shaping the educational landscape. The SAT and ACT are standardized tests widely used for college admissions, assessing students’ readiness for college-level work in areas like math, reading, and writing. AP exams and IB assessments, on the other hand, offer high school students the opportunity to undertake college-level coursework, with successful scores often leading to college credit or advanced placement in university courses. These exams cover a broad range of subjects, allowing students to demonstrate their proficiency and depth of knowledge in specific areas. The NAEP, known as the “Nation’s Report Card,” is a unique tool in this array, providing a periodic assessment of student achievement in various subjects across the U.S. It serves as a national yardstick for understanding educational progress and disparities. Together, these assessments provide valuable data for students, educators, and policymakers, aiding in individual academic decisions, informing teaching practices, and shaping educational policy at both the state and national levels.

To see reports of results for the SCPCSD and our schools please visit this link: National Assessments