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Federal report card shows progress in SC education

The federal report cards for South Carolina schools are in.

These ratings show improvement across the board, with one Lowcountry school district coming in near the top of the list.

Dorchester District 2 was one of the 11 schools to receive an A on the federal report card. The district ranked 5th out of 82 school districts statewide.

Charleston County School District received a B rating.

Berkeley County School District also received a B rating, coming in 24th out of 82 school districts.

Dorchester District 4 received a C rating.

This federal report card is based on students' performances in the 2013-2014 school year.

62 of 82 districts met or exceeded the state expectations. That's about 919 schools.

They did this by getting a total score of 70 or above.

This is on a scale of 0-100.

There were other areas of improvement at school districts across the state, like graduation rates.

For a full list of grades click here: http://ed.sc.gov/data/embargoed/esea/emesea235w813/2014/

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