James Island Charter High School

James Island Charter High School serves 1,481 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
James Island Charter High School operates within the Charleston 01 School District.
Charleston 01 School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1481 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,481 students
James Island Charter High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % James Island Charter High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
James Island Charter High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade James Island Charter High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 18:1 16:1
James Island Charter High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
James Island Charter High School Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
4%
7%
James Island Charter High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
28%
35%
James Island Charter High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
66%
52%
James Island Charter High School White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
James Island Charter 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.
0.49 0.41
James Island Charter High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
26%
51%
James Island Charter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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%
James Island Charter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Charleston 01 School District's student population of 45,650 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,195 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 $15,230 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
80
8
Number of Students Managed 45,650 4,192
Charleston 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 67%
Charleston 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $525 MM $38 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $656 MM $39 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,195 $9,366
Charleston 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,230 $9,666
Charleston 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Burke High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James Island Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stiles Point Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CharlestonStiles Point Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 723 students
    0.7 miles
    883a Mikell Dr
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)762-2767
    0.7PK-5723
  • CharlestonApple Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 75 students
    0.8 miles
    1101 Camp Rd
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)795-6877
    0.8KG-875
  • CharlestonJames Island Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 356 students
    1.6 miles
    1484 Camp Rd
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)762-2784
    1.66-8356
  • CharlestonFort Johnson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 523 students
    2.3 miles
    1825 Camp Rd
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)762-2740
    2.36-8523
  • CharlestonHarbor View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 542 students
    2.7 miles
    891 Mikell Dr
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)762-2749
    2.7PK-5542

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