Palmetto High School

Palmetto High School serves 933 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and 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 933 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 933 students
Palmetto High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Palmetto High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Palmetto High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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
Palmetto High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
6%
7%
Palmetto High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
6%
37%
Palmetto High School Black (1988-2012)
White
84%
52%
Palmetto High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Palmetto High School Sch Ethnicity Palmetto High School 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.
0.29 0.41
Palmetto High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
36%
51%
Palmetto High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Palmetto High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,415 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Anderson 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
7
Number of Students Managed 9,415 4,051
Anderson 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 66%
Anderson 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $37 MM
Anderson 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $43 MM
Anderson 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,996 $9,170
Anderson 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,130 $10,604
Anderson 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Career And Technology Center Of Anderson 1 And 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Williamston Palmetto Middle School
    803 North Hamilton St
    Williamston , SC 29697
    (864)847-4333
    0  mi  |  862  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Williamston Palmetto Elementary School
    1 Roberts Blvd
    Williamston , SC 29697
    (864)847-5442
    0.4  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • West Pelzer West Pelzer Elementary School
    10 Stewart St
    West Pelzer , SC 29669
    (864)947-6424
    0.9  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Williamston Career And Technology Center Of Anderson 1 And 2
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    702 Belton Hwy
    Williamston , SC 29697
    (864)847-4121
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Williamston Cedar Grove Elementary School
    107 Melvin Ln
    Williamston , SC 29697
    (864)847-3500
    3  mi  |  650  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Anderson County, SC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.37, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Anderson County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.