Lancaster High School

617 Normandy Rd,

Lancaster, SC, 29720-2041

Tel: (803)283-2001
Grades: 9-12

1,471 students

Lancaster High School serves 1,471 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lancaster 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 1471 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,471 students
Lancaster High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Lancaster High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lancaster 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 0.58 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 14:1 16:1
Lancaster High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Lancaster High School Asian (2005-2012)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Lancaster High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
48%
37%
Lancaster High School Black (1988-2012)
White
44%
52%
Lancaster High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lancaster High School Sch Ethnicity Lancaster 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.
0.58 0.70
Lancaster 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.
59%
51%
Lancaster 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.
5%
7%
Lancaster 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 74% 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 4,051
Lancaster 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Buford High School (9.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Discovery Charter Of Lancaster (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lancaster Discovery Charter Of Lancaster
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    302 West Dunlap St
    Lancaster , SC , 29720
    (803)285-8430
    Magnet School
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  107  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lancaster North Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1100 Roddey Dr
    Lancaster , SC , 29720
    (803)283-9918
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  697  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lancaster Clinton Elementary School
    110 Clinton School Rd
    Lancaster , SC , 29720
    (803)285-5395
    0.6  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lancaster Southside Early Childhood Center
    500 Hampton Rd
    Lancaster , SC , 29720
    (803)283-3915
    1.5  mi  |  94  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Lancaster South Middle School
    Magnet School
    1551 Billings Dr
    Lancaster , SC , 29720
    (803)283-8416
    Magnet School
    1.7  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Lancaster, 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 0.66, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Lancaster is Lancaster Alternative And Virtual Academies Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.