James Island Charter High School

1000 Fort Johnson Rd,

Charleston, SC, 29412

Tel: (843)762-2754
Grades: 9-12

1,342 students

James Island Charter High School serves 1,342 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% 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.

Overview

The student population of 1342 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,342 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 15:1
16:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
7%
Black
29%
37%
White
65%
52%
Unknown
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.50
0.59
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 22%
51%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,058 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
n/a
Number of Students Managed 44,058
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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