Darlington High School

Darlington High School serves 1,119 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Darlington High School operates within the Darlington 01 School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1119 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,119 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Students by Grade Darlington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 16:1
Black
66%
37%
White
32%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Darlington High School Sch Ethnicity Darlington 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.
0.47 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.
70%
51%
Darlington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,423 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Darlington 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 10,423 4,051
Darlington 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 56% 66%
Darlington 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $119 MM $37 MM
Darlington 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $111 MM $43 MM
Darlington 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,789 $9,170
Darlington 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,022 $10,604
Darlington 01 School 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 Mayo High For Math Science And Technology (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Darlington Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Johns Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DarlingtonSt. Johns Elementary School
    140 Park St
    DarlingtonSC 29532
    (843)398-2350
    0.8 mi | 630 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DarlingtonBrunson-dargan Elementary School
    400 Wells St
    DarlingtonSC 29532
    (843)398-5080
    0.9 mi | 222 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • DarlingtonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mayo High For Math Science And Technology
    Magnet School
    405 Chestnut St
    DarlingtonSC 29532
    (843)398-2650
    Magnet School

    1.7 mi | 356 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DarlingtonCain Elementary School
    607 First St
    DarlingtonSC 29532
    (843)398-2450
    1.8 mi | 348 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • DarlingtonBrockington Elementary School
    Magnet School
    413 Brockington Rd
    DarlingtonSC 29532
    (843)398-5095
    Magnet School

    2.1 mi | 424 students | Gr. 3-5                      

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Did You Know?
Darlington County, 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 0.45, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Darlington County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.