James Island Charter High School

James Island Charter High School serves 1,390 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
James Island Charter High School operates within the Charleston 01 School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1390 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,390 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 15:1
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
27%
36%
White
67%
52%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.48 0.41
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.
23%
52%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,628 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,728 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,838 is higher than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 62% over four years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
80
7
Number of Students Managed 48,628 4,140
Graduation Rate 60% 66%
District Total Revenue $538 MM $37 MM
District Spending $712 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,728 $9,170
District Spending / Student $16,838 $10,604
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 Burke High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James Island Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stiles Point Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CharlestonStiles Point Elementary School
    883a Mikell Dr
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)762-2767
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 730 students                      
  • CharlestonApple Charter School
    Charter School
    1101 Camp Rd
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)795-6877
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 122 students                      
  • CharlestonJames Island Middle School
    1484 Camp Rd
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)762-2784
    1.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 347 students                      
  • CharlestonFort Johnson Middle School
    1825 Camp Rd
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)762-2740
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 538 students                      
  • CharlestonJames Island Elementary School
    1872 Grimball Rd
    CharlestonSC 29412
    (843)762-8240
    2.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 483 students                      

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