Battery Creek High School

Battery Creek High School serves 782 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Battery Creek High School operates within the Beaufort 01 School District.
Beaufort 01 School District's 68% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 782 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 782 students
Battery Creek High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Battery Creek High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Battery Creek High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Battery Creek High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Battery Creek High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Battery Creek High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
11%
7%
Battery Creek High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
47%
35%
Battery Creek High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
40%
52%
Battery Creek High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Battery Creek High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.41
Battery Creek High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
51%
Battery Creek High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Battery Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Beaufort 01 School District's student population of 20,725 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,374 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,501 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Beaufort 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
8
Number of Students Managed 20,725 4,192
Beaufort 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 67%
Beaufort 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $265 MM $38 MM
Beaufort 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $346 MM $39 MM
Beaufort 01 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $13,374 $9,366
Beaufort 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $17,501 $9,666
Beaufort 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Beaufort High School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert Smalls Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broad River Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BeaufortRobert Smalls Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 624 students
    0.8 miles
    43 West K. Alston Blvd
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)322-2535
    0.85-8624
  • BeaufortBroad River Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
    1.6 miles
    474 Broad River Rd
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)322-8410
    1.6PK-5552
  • BeaufortJoseph S. Shanklin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 398 students
    2.9 miles
    121 Morrall Dr
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)466-3461
    2.9PK-4398
  • BeaufortRiverview Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 492 students
    3.3 miles
    81 Savannah Hwy
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)379-0123
    3.3KG-8492
  • BeaufortBeaufort Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
    3.8 miles
    1800 Prince St
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)322-2679
    3.8PK-5605

School Reviews

I recommend this school if you're looking to have a good/really fun time in highschool. The teachers really slack though. Do sports and talk to people and you'll be great. I regret leaving this school because it was fun.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 06/13/16

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