Scott's Branch High School

Scott's Branch High School serves 209 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Scott's Branch High School operates within the Clarendon 01 School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 209 students has declined by 36% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 209 students
Scott's Branch High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Scott's Branch High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Scott's Branch High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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 9:1 15:1
Scott's Branch High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Scott's Branch High School Black Students (2004-2013)
Black
97%
36%
Scott's Branch High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
2%
52%
Scott's Branch High School White Students (1992-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Scott's Branch 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.
0.06 0.41
Scott's Branch High School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
81%
52%
Scott's Branch 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.
5%
7%
Scott's Branch High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 831 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,968 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,309 is higher than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 52% over four years.
School District Name Clarendon 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
7
Number of Students Managed 831 4,140
Clarendon 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 66%
Clarendon 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $37 MM
Clarendon 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $43 MM
Clarendon 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,968 $9,170
Clarendon 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,309 $10,604
Clarendon 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 Manning High School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Scott's Branch Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Summerton Early Childhood Center (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SummertonSummerton Early Childhood Center
    8 South Church St
    SummertonSC 29148
    (803)485-2102
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 251 students                      
  • SummertonScott's Branch Middle School
    9253 Alex Harvin Hwy
    SummertonSC 29148
    (803)478-7818
    2.1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 113 students                      
  • SummertonSt. Paul Elementary School
    9297 Alex Harvin Hwy
    SummertonSC 29148
    (803)478-2286
    2.1 mi | Gr. 3-6 | 258 students                      
  • ManningManning Early Childhood Center
    2759 Raccoon Rd
    ManningSC 29102
    (803)473-4744
    6.7 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 644 students                      
  • ManningManning High School
    2155 Paxville Hwy
    ManningSC 29102
    (803)435-4417
    7.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 845 students                      

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