D. W. Daniel High School

D. W. Daniel High School serves 1,048 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
D. W. Daniel High School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.
Pickens 01 School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1048 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,048 students
D. W. Daniel High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % D. W. Daniel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
D. W. Daniel High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade D. W. Daniel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less 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 19:1 16:1
D. W. Daniel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
D. W. Daniel High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
D. W. Daniel High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
12%
35%
D. W. Daniel High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
79%
52%
D. W. Daniel High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
D. W. Daniel 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.
0.36 0.41
D. W. Daniel 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.
25%
51%
D. W. Daniel 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.
4%
6%
D. W. Daniel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Pickens 01 School District's student population of 16,716 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,403 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,032 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District Name Pickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
8
Number of Students Managed 16,716 4,192
Pickens 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 67%
Pickens 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $173 MM $38 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $200 MM $39 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,403 $9,366
Pickens 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,032 $9,666
Pickens 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Liberty High School (8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R. C. Edwards Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CentralR. C. Edwards Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 766 students
    0.6 miles
    1157 Madden Bridge Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-4200
    0.66-8766
  • CentralCentral Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 370 students
    3.2 miles
    608 Johnson Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-1400
    3.2PK-5370
  • ClemsonClemson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 859 students
    3.3 miles
    581 Berkeley Dr
    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
    3.3PK-5859
  • SenecaRavenel Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    4.9 miles
    150 Ravenel School Rd
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4450
    4.9PK-5518
  • PendletonRiverside Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 468 students
    5.8 miles
    458 Riverside St
    PendletonSC 29670
    (864)403-2200
    5.87-8468

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