Battery Creek High School

Battery Creek High School serves 757 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Battery Creek High School operates within the Beaufort 01 School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 757 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 757 students
Battery Creek High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Battery Creek High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Battery Creek High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 14:1 16:1
Battery Creek High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Battery Creek High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
9%
7%
Battery Creek High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
49%
37%
Battery Creek High School Black (1988-2012)
White
37%
52%
Battery Creek High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Battery Creek High School Sch Ethnicity Battery Creek 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.
0.62 0.41
Battery Creek 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%
Battery Creek 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%
Battery Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,203 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Beaufort 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
7
Number of Students Managed 22,203 4,051
Beaufort 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 64% 66%
Beaufort 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $37 MM
Beaufort 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $315 MM $43 MM
Beaufort 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,524 $9,170
Beaufort 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,258 $10,604
Beaufort 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 Beaufort High School (5.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Robert Smalls Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broad River Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Beaufort Robert Smalls Middle School
    43 West K. Alston Blvd
    Beaufort , SC 29906
    (843)322-2535
    0.8  mi  |  470  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Beaufort Broad River Elementary School
    474 Broad River Rd
    Beaufort , SC 29906
    (843)322-8410
    1.6  mi  |  354  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Beaufort Joseph S. Shanklin Elementary School
    121 Morrall Dr
    Beaufort , SC 29906
    (843)466-3461
    2.9  mi  |  476  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Beaufort Shell Point Elementary School
    81 Savannah Hwy
    Beaufort , SC 29906
    (843)322-2825
    3.3  mi  |  379  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Beaufort Riverview Charter School
    Charter School
    302 Burroughs Ave
    Beaufort , SC 29902
    (843)379-0133
    Charter School
    3.3  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  KG-7

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Did You Know?
Beaufort, 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 0.04, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Beaufort is Shell Point Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.