Lancaster High School

Lancaster High School serves 1,366 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lancaster High School operates within the Lancaster 01 School District.
Lancaster 01 School District's 73% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1366 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,366 students
Lancaster High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lancaster High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Lancaster High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lancaster High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 13:1 16:1
Lancaster High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Lancaster High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
50%
35%
Lancaster High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
43%
52%
Lancaster High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Lancaster High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.57 0.41
Lancaster 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.
58%
51%
Lancaster 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.
5%
6%
Lancaster High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Lancaster 01 School District's student population of 11,963 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,936 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 $9,934 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Lancaster 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
8
Number of Students Managed 11,963 4,192
Lancaster 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 67%
Lancaster 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $116 MM $38 MM
Lancaster 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $116 MM $39 MM
Lancaster 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,936 $9,366
Lancaster 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,934 $9,666
Lancaster 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 Buford High School (9.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Discovery Charter Of Lancaster (0.5 miles away)
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