Crescent High School

9104 Hwy 81 South,

Iva, SC, 29655-9797

Tel: (864)352-6175
Grades: 9-12

728 students

Crescent High School serves 728 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Crescent High School operates within the Anderson 03 School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 728 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 728 students
Crescent High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Crescent High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Crescent High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 17:1 16:1
Crescent High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Crescent High School Asian (2005-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Crescent High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
9%
37%
Crescent High School Black (1988-2012)
White
87%
52%
Crescent High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Crescent High School Sch Ethnicity Crescent 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.
0.24 0.59
Crescent 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.
47%
51%
Crescent 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.
10%
7%
Crescent High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,584 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Anderson 03 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
7
Number of Students Managed 2,584 3,608
Graduation Rate 54% 66%
Anderson 03 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $37 MM
District Spending $26 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,354 $9,170
District Spending / Student $9,983 $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 Hart County Academy (12.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Starr-iva Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iva Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Iva Iva Elementary School
    803 Antreville Hwy
    Iva , SC , 29655
    (864)348-6400
    2.7  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Starr Starr Elementary School
    400 Professor Brown Ln
    Starr , SC , 29684
    (864)352-6154
    3.7  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Starr Starr-iva Middle School
    1034 Rainey Rd
    Starr , SC , 29684
    (864)352-6146
    4.2  mi  |  639  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Anderson Flat Rock Elementary School
    115 Thompson Rd
    Anderson , SC , 29624
    (864)296-9191
    5.7  mi  |  383  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Anderson Varennes Academy Of Communication And Technology
    Magnet School
    1820 Hwy 29 South
    Anderson , SC , 29626
    (864)260-5215
    Magnet School
    8.3  mi  |  376  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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