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.
The 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 declined by 8% 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 increased from 15:1 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 (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
D. W. Daniel High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
D. W. Daniel High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
12%
35%
D. W. Daniel High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
79%
52%
D. W. Daniel High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
D. W. Daniel High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups D. W. Daniel 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.
0.36 0.41
D. W. Daniel 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.
25%
51%
D. W. Daniel 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.
4%
6%
D. W. Daniel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The 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 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,403 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,032 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 64% 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 (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 67%
Pickens 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $173 MM $38 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $200 MM $39 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,403 $9,366
Pickens 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,032 $9,666
Pickens 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 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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  • CentralR. C. Edwards Middle School
    2 Negative Reviews
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 766 students1157 Madden Bridge Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-4200
    0.66-8766
  • CentralCentral Elementary School
    3.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 370 students608 Johnson Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-1400
    3.2PK-5370
  • ClemsonClemson Elementary School
    3.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 859 students581 Berkeley Dr
    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
    3.3PK-5859
  • SenecaRavenel Elementary School
    4.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 518 students150 Ravenel School Rd
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4450
    4.9PK-5518
  • PendletonRiverside Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    5.8 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 468 students458 Riverside St
    PendletonSC 29670
    (864)403-2200
    5.87-8468

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