Cheraw High School

649 Chesterfield Hwy

Cheraw, SC 29520-7006

Grades: 9-12

719 students

Cheraw High School serves 719 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Cheraw High School operates within the Chesterfield 01 School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 719 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 719 students
Cheraw High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Cheraw High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Cheraw High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 13:1 15:1
Cheraw High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Cheraw High School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
51%
36%
Cheraw High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
46%
52%
Cheraw High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Cheraw High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Cheraw 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.
0.53 0.41
Cheraw 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.
51%
52%
Cheraw 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.
10%
7%
Cheraw High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,891 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,463 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,603 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
7
Number of Students Managed 7,891 4,140
Chesterfield 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 66%
Chesterfield 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $76 MM $37 MM
Chesterfield 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $43 MM
Chesterfield 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,463 $9,170
Chesterfield 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,603 $10,604
Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield High School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Long Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cheraw Intermediate (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CherawCheraw Intermediate
    421 Chesterfield Hwy
    CherawSC 29520
    (843)921-1030
    0.3 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 493 students                      
  • CherawLong Middle School
    1010 West Green St
    CherawSC 29520
    (843)921-1010
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 556 students                      
  • CherawCheraw Primary
    321 High St
    CherawSC 29520
    (843)921-1020
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 550 students                      
  • WallaceWallace Elementary Middle
    3643 Hwy 9 West
    WallaceSC 29596
    (843)537-7493
    4.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 390 students                      
  • ChesterfieldChesterfield-ruby Middle School
    14445 Hwy 9
    ChesterfieldSC 29709
    (843)623-9401
    6.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 464 students                      

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