Upstate district outperforms state in test scores, data says

Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 9:05 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - High schools in Greenville County outperformed the state in all subject areas on the End of Course Exam Program (EOCEP), according to Greenville County Schools district.

The district said Greenville County high schools showed notable gains from spring 2021 to spring 2022 and made strong progress in returning to or exceeding the levels they were at before the pandemic.

End of Course Exam Program percent of passing:

SubjectSouth CarolinaGreenville County SchoolsDifference in percentage points
Algebra I66%73%7
English II84%87%3
Biology I58%62%4
U.S. History56%65%9

“We are very pleased that we continue to see gains at the high school level on the End of Course exams,” said GCS Superintendent Dr. Burke Royster. “This data highlights the areas where we have much to celebrate as well as where we need to focus on continued improvement as we make strong progress toward exceeding pre-pandemic levels of academic achievement within all of our schools.”

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