D. W. Daniel High School

D. W. Daniel High School serves 1,021 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
D. W. Daniel High School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1021 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,021 students
D. W. Daniel High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
D. W. Daniel High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade D. W. Daniel High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is equal to 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 19:1 16:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
5%
7%
Black
12%
37%
White
76%
52%
All Ethnic Groups D. W. Daniel High School Sch Ethnicity D. W. Daniel 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.
0.41 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.
27%
51%
D. W. Daniel 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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Pickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 16,546 4,051
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Pickens 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $172 MM $37 MM
Pickens 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $183 MM $43 MM
Pickens 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,337 $9,170
Pickens 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,970 $10,604
Pickens 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 Liberty High School (8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R. C. Edwards Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CentralR. C. Edwards Middle School
    1157 Madden Bridge Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-4200
    0.6 mi | 764 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CentralCentral Elementary School
    608 Johnson Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-1400
    3.2 mi | 390 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ClemsonClemson Elementary School
    581 Berkeley Dr
    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
    3.3 mi | 786 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SenecaRavenel Elementary School
    150 Ravenel School Rd
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4450
    4.9 mi | 515 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PendletonRiverside Middle School
    458 Riverside St
    PendletonSC 29670
    (864)403-2200
    5.8 mi | 420 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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Did You Know?
Pickens 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 0.23, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Pickens County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.