Cross High School

Cross High School serves 293 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Cross High School operates within the Berkeley 01 School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 293 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 293 students
Cross High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 60% Male / 40%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Cross High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cross High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 9:1 16:1
Cross High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Cross High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
78%
37%
Cross High School Black (1988-2012)
White
20%
52%
Cross High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cross High School Sch Ethnicity Cross 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.
0.35 0.59
Cross 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.
74%
51%
Cross 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.
4%
7%
Cross High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,359 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Berkeley 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
39
7
Number of Students Managed 30,359 3,608
Graduation Rate 65% 66%
Berkeley 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $283 MM $37 MM
District Spending $319 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,766 $9,170
District Spending / Student $11,023 $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 Berkeley High School (13.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is St. Stephen Middle School (13.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cross Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cross Cross Elementary School
    1325 Ranger Dr
    Cross , SC , 29436
    (843)899-8916
    3.6  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Eutawville St. James-gaillard Elementary School
    1555 Gardensgate Rd
    Eutawville , SC , 29084
    (803)492-7927
    10.4  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pineville J. K. Gourdin Elementary School
    1649 Hwy 45
    Pineville , SC , 29468
    (843)567-3637
    11.2  mi  |  184  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Moncks Corner Berkeley Elementary School
    715 Hwy 6
    Moncks Corner , SC , 29461
    (843)899-8860
    11.9  mi  |  667  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Moncks Corner Berkeley High School
    Magnet School
    406 West Main St
    Moncks Corner , SC , 29461
    (843)899-8800
    Magnet School
    13.1  mi  |  1334  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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