Teacher Workforce Profile in South Carolina for 2021-2022

2023 South Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey

We’ve built an infrastructure that serves as the leading resource for data and research about SC teacher working conditions. Download the full report and/or summary of what we learned from more than 17,000 teachers in 44 districts who responded to the survey in spring of 2023. Stay tuned for forthcoming reports as we continue to study and analyze results.


Summary of Results for the South Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey 2023

In 2022-2023, the South Carolina Legislature appropriated funding as part of Act 185 for SC TEACHER to design and implement a teacher working conditions survey. All SC public teachers are given the opportunity to share their individual perspectives on their working conditions, resources and challenges related to their work, and the impact of these areas on teachers’ engagement and satisfaction.


South Carolina Teacher Retention Rates for the 2020-2021 Academic Year: One-Year and Three-Year Averages

To better understand the state of teacher recruitment, preparation, and retention in South Carolina, our research team investigates a variety of school-level factors associated with the educator pipeline. Gaining insight through these data inform how policymakers and educators can think differently to improve policy and practice.