Goose Creek High School

Goose Creek High School serves 1,741 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% 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 1741 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,741 students
Goose Creek High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Goose Creek High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Goose Creek High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 17:1 15:1
Goose Creek High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
1%
Goose Creek High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
7%
Goose Creek High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
42%
36%
Goose Creek High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
40%
52%
Goose Creek High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Goose Creek High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Goose Creek High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.66 0.41
Goose Creek High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
48%
52%
Goose Creek High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
11%
7%
Goose Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,216 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,766 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,023 is higher than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Berkeley 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
7
Number of Students Managed 31,216 4,140
Berkeley 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 65% 66%
Berkeley 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $283 MM $37 MM
Berkeley 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $319 MM $43 MM
Berkeley 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,766 $9,170
Berkeley 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,023 $10,604
Berkeley 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • Goose CreekSedgefield Intermediate
    225 Garwood Dr
    Goose CreekSC 29445
    (843)820-4090
    0.3 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 773 students                      
  • Goose CreekSedgefield Middle School
    131 Charles B. Gibson Blvd
    Goose CreekSC 29445
    (843)797-2620
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1037 students                      
  • Goose CreekGoose Creek Primary
    200 Foster Creek Rd
    Goose CreekSC 29445
    (843)820-8008
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 1084 students                      
  • Goose Creek Howe Hall Aims Elementary School
    Magnet School
    115 Howe Hall Rd
    Goose CreekSC 29445
    (843)820-3899
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 419 students                      
  • Goose Creek Marrington Middle School Of The Arts
    Magnet School
    109 Gearing St
    Goose CreekSC 29445
    (843)572-0313
    Magnet School

    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 397 students                      

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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