Goose Creek High School

Goose Creek High School serves 1,719 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Goose Creek 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 1719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,719 students
Goose Creek High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Goose Creek High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Goose Creek High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Goose Creek High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
1%
Goose Creek High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Goose Creek High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
41%
37%
Goose Creek High School Black (1988-2012)
White
39%
52%
Goose Creek High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Goose Creek High School Sch Ethnicity Goose 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.
0.67 0.70
Goose 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.
44%
51%
Goose 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%
Goose Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,085 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 30,085 4,051
Berkeley 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 66%
Berkeley 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $283 MM $37 MM
Berkeley 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $319 MM $43 MM
Berkeley 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,766 $9,170
Berkeley 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,023 $10,604
Berkeley 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 R. B. Stall High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sedgefield Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sedgefield Intermediate (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Goose Creek Sedgefield Intermediate
    225 Garwood Dr
    Goose Creek , SC , 29445
    (843)820-4090
    0.3  mi  |  736  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Goose Creek Sedgefield Middle School
    131 Charles B. Gibson Blvd
    Goose Creek , SC , 29445
    (843)797-2620
    0.6  mi  |  926  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Goose Creek Goose Creek Primary
    200 Foster Creek Rd
    Goose Creek , SC , 29445
    (843)820-8008
    0.8  mi  |  977  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Goose Creek Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Howe Hall Aims Elementary School
    Magnet School
    115 Howe Hall Rd
    Goose Creek , SC , 29445
    (843)820-3890
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Goose Creek Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Marrington Middle School Of The Arts
    Magnet School
    109 Gearing St
    Goose Creek , SC , 29445
    (843)572-0313
    Magnet School
    2.3  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 01, 2010 - There is little dress code and the atmosphere is similiar to the schools in New Jersey. The school itself is very old and very little updates. Bathrooms are very dirty all the time. Goose Creek needs to take a step up and do some improvements to bring more decent students proud of their school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Goose Creek, 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 0.65, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Goose Creek is Goose Creek Primary. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.