Indian Land High School

8063 River Rd,

Indian Land, SC, 29707-9660

Tel: (803)547-7571
Grades: 9-12

711 students

Indian Land High School serves 711 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Indian Land High School operates within the Lancaster 01 School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 711 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 711 students
Indian Land High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Indian Land High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Indian Land High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Indian Land High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Indian Land High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
7%
7%
Indian Land High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
15%
37%
Indian Land High School Black (1988-2012)
White
74%
52%
Indian Land High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Indian Land High School Sch Ethnicity Indian Land 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.
0.43 0.59
Indian Land 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.
22%
51%
Indian Land 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%
Indian Land High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,745 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Lancaster 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
7
Number of Students Managed 11,745 3,608
Lancaster 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 66%
Lancaster 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $37 MM
Lancaster 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $116 MM $43 MM
Lancaster 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,703 $9,170
Lancaster 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,790 $10,604
Lancaster 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 Marvin Ridge High School (3.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Indian Land Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Land Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Indian Land Indian Land Middle School
    Magnet School
    8361 Charlotte Hwy
    Indian Land , SC , 29707
    (803)578-2500
    Magnet School
    0.1  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Indian Land Indian Land Elementary School
    4137 Doby's Bridge Rd
    Indian Land , SC , 29707
    (803)548-2916
    0.6  mi  |  1312  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Waxhaw Sandy Ridge Elementary School
    10101 Waxhaw Manor Dr
    Waxhaw , NC , 28173
    (704)290-1505
    3.1  mi  |  910  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Waxhaw Marvin Ridge Middle School
    2831 Crane Rd
    Waxhaw , NC , 28173
    (704)290-1510
    3.3  mi  |  1283  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Waxhaw Marvin Ridge High School
    2825 Crane Rd
    Waxhaw , NC , 28173
    (704)290-1520
    3.3  mi  |  1366  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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