James Island Charter High School

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.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

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
James Island Charter High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
James Island Charter High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade James Island Charter High School 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 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 15:1 16:1
James Island Charter High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
James Island Charter High School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
2%
7%
James Island Charter High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
29%
37%
James Island Charter High School Black (2004-2012)
White
65%
52%
James Island Charter High School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups James Island Charter High School Sch Ethnicity James Island Charter 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.
0.50 0.41
James Island Charter High School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
22%
51%
James Island Charter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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%
James Island Charter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,101 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
7
Number of Students Managed 48,101 4,051
Charleston 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 60% 66%
Charleston 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $538 MM $37 MM
Charleston 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $712 MM $43 MM
Charleston 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,728 $9,170
Charleston 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,838 $10,604
Charleston 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 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 Students Grades
  • Charleston Stiles Point Elementary School
    883a Mikell Dr
    Charleston , SC 29412
    (843)762-2767
    0.7  mi  |  705  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Charleston Apple Charter School
    Charter School
    1101 Camp Rd
    Charleston , SC 29412
    (843)795-6877
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  KG-7
  • Charleston James Island Middle School
    1484 Camp Rd
    Charleston , SC 29412
    (843)762-2784
    1.6  mi  |  358  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Charleston Fort Johnson Middle School
    1825 Camp Rd
    Charleston , SC 29412
    (843)762-2740
    2.3  mi  |  539  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Charleston James Island Elementary School
    1872 Grimball Rd
    Charleston , SC 29412
    (843)762-8240
    2.7  mi  |  453  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Charleston, 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 0.11, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Charleston is St. Andrews School Of Math And Science. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.