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Carolina School for Inquiry

Carolina School for Inquiry is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades Pre-K through 6.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Rural

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Overview

Carolina School for Inquiry says

Carolina School for Inquiry (CSI) is a PreK-6 public elementary charter school. In partnering with Richland School District One, Columbia International University, the University of South Carolina, Benedict College, and Midlands Technical College, CSI has established a broad base of community and educational support. An attribute of CSI is that all faculty members share the same philosophical approach to teaching and learning. This approach emphasizes teaching a diverse population of children in an atmosphere of kindness that encourages active inquiry, fosters individual growth and promotes respect for self, others and the world in which they live.

Carolina School for Inquiry does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap. What happens when we convince children that they come from brilliance? ~ Lisa Delpit

Curriculum

Uses Inquiry Learning model. USC professors teach special classes such as art.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Carolina School for Inquiry is to teach a diverse population of children in an atmosphere of kindness that encourages active inquiry, fosters individual growth and promotes respect for self, others and the world in which they live.

Finance

Finance

Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Academics

Academics

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Not Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP for Graduation was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Attendance was Met for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 164
Student Teacher Ratio 18 : 1
Socioeconomic Diversity

60% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Carolina School for Inquiry.

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