Palmetto High School

Palmetto High School serves 973 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Palmetto High School operates within the Anderson 01 School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 973 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 973 students
Palmetto High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Palmetto High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Palmetto High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 20:1 15:1
Palmetto High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Palmetto High School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
7%
36%
Palmetto High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
86%
52%
Palmetto High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Palmetto High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Palmetto 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.
0.26 0.41
Palmetto High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
38%
52%
Palmetto High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Palmetto High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,542 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,996 is less than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,130 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Anderson 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
7
Number of Students Managed 9,542 4,140
Anderson 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 75% 66%
Anderson 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $37 MM
Anderson 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $43 MM
Anderson 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,996 $9,170
Anderson 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,130 $10,604
Anderson 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Career And Technology Center Of Anderson 1 & 2 (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palmetto Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palmetto Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilliamstonPalmetto Middle School
    803 North Hamilton St
    WilliamstonSC 29697
    (864)847-4333
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 873 students                      
  • WilliamstonPalmetto Elementary School
    1 Roberts Blvd
    WilliamstonSC 29697
    (864)847-5442
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 593 students                      
  • PelzerWest Pelzer Elementary School
    10 West Stewart St
    PelzerSC 29669
    (864)947-6424
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 469 students                      
  • WilliamstonCareer And Technology Center Of Anderson 1 & 2
    Vocational School
    702 Belton Hwy
    WilliamstonSC 29697
    (864)847-4121
    Vocational School

    2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • WilliamstonCedar Grove Elementary School
    107 Melvin Ln
    WilliamstonSC 29697
    (864)847-3500
    3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 631 students                      

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