Dillon High School

1730 Hwy 301 North,

Dillon, SC, 29536-1998

Tel: (843)774-1230
Grades: 9-12

920 students

Dillon High School serves 920 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Dillon High School operates within the Dillon 04 School District.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 920 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 920 students
Dillon High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Dillon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dillon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Dillon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Dillon High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Dillon High School Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Dillon High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
71%
37%
Dillon High School Black (1988-2012)
White
22%
52%
Dillon High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.45 0.70
Dillon High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
79%
51%
Dillon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Dillon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,461 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Dillon 04 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
7
Number of Students Managed 3,461 3,659
Dillon 04 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 55% 66%
Dillon 04 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $30 MM n/a
Dillon 04 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM n/a
Dillon 04 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,508 $0
Dillon 04 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,020 $0
Dillon 04 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 Dillon County Applied Technology Center (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is J. V. Martin Junior High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dillon J. V. Martin Junior High School
    301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Dillon , SC , 29536
    (843)774-1212
    1.9  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Dillon East Elementary School
    901 East Harrison St
    Dillon , SC , 29536
    (843)774-1222
    2  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Dillon Dillon County Applied Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1630 East Main St
    Dillon , SC , 29536
    (843)774-5143
    Vocational School
    2.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dillon Stewart Heights Elementary School
    1001 West Calhoun St
    Dillon , SC , 29536
    (843)774-1219
    2.3  mi  |  394  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Dillon South Elementary School
    900 Patriot St
    Dillon , SC , 29536
    (843)774-1210
    2.6  mi  |  274  students  |  Gr.  PK-3

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Dillon 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 0.53, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Dillon County is Dillon 03 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.