Cheraw High School

Cheraw High School serves 702 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Cheraw High School operates within the Chesterfield 01 School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 702 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 160% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 702 students
Cheraw High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cheraw High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Cheraw High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cheraw High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 14:1 16:1
Cheraw High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Cheraw High School Asian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Cheraw High School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
49%
35%
Cheraw High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
47%
52%
Cheraw High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Cheraw High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cheraw High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.54 0.41
Cheraw High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
52%
51%
Cheraw High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Cheraw High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,913 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,899 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,822 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
8
Number of Students Managed 6,913 4,192
Chesterfield 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 67%
Chesterfield 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $38 MM
Chesterfield 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $77 MM $39 MM
Chesterfield 01 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,899 $9,366
Chesterfield 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,822 $9,666
Chesterfield 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Chesterfield High School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Long Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cheraw Intermediate (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CherawCheraw Intermediate
    0.3 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 478 students421 Chesterfield Hwy
    CherawSC 29520
    (843)921-1030
    0.33-5478
  • CherawLong Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 533 students1010 West Green St
    CherawSC 29520
    (843)921-1010
    0.66-8533
  • CherawCheraw Primary
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 549 students321 High St
    CherawSC 29520
    (843)921-1020
    1.3PK-2549
  • WallaceWallace Elementary Middle
    4.7 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 401 students3643 Hwy 9 West
    WallaceSC 29596
    (843)537-7493
    4.7PK-8401
  • ChesterfieldChesterfield-ruby Middle School
    6.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 434 students14445 Hwy 9
    ChesterfieldSC 29709
    (843)623-9401
    6.36-8434

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