Choices Charter

400 West Freight Rd,

Florence, SC, 29501

Tel: (843)664-8993
Grades: 6-12

40 students

Choices Charter serves 40 students in grades 6-12.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Choices Charter operates within the Darlington 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 40 students has grown by 25% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 40 students
Choices Charter Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 78% Male / 22%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Choices Charter Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2010)
Students by Grade Choices Charter Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
Choices Charter Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2010)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
7%
Choices Charter Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
37%
37%
Choices Charter Black (2005-2012)
White
57%
52%
Choices Charter White (2005-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Choices Charter Sch Ethnicity Choices Charter Sta Ethnicity
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 0.59
Choices Charter Diversity Score (2005-2012)
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.
77%
51%
Choices Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2012)
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%
7%
Choices Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,423 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Darlington 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 10,423 3,608
District Total Revenue $119 MM $37 MM
District Spending $111 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,789 $9,170
District Spending / Student $10,022 $10,604
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Florence High School (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Moore Intermediate (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Briggs Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Florence Briggs Elementary School
    1012 Congaree Dr
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8169
    0.6  mi  |  674  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Florence Moore Intermediate
    1101 Cheraw Dr
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8171
    0.8  mi  |  809  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Florence Royall Elementary School
    1400 Woods Rd
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8167
    1.4  mi  |  693  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Florence Delmae Elementary School
    1211 South Cashua Dr
    Florence , SC , 29501
    (843)664-8448
    2  mi  |  803  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Florence Mclaurin Elementary School
    1400 Mcmillan Ln
    Florence , SC , 29506
    (843)664-8457
    2.2  mi  |  841  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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