D. W. Daniel High School

D. W. Daniel High School serves 1,030 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% 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 1030 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 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 1,030 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less 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 19:1 15:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
5%
7%
Black
13%
36%
White
78%
52%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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.
0.38 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.
26%
52%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,735 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,337 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,970 is higher than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 51% over four years.
School District Name Pickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 16,735 4,140
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
District Total Revenue $172 MM $37 MM
District Spending $183 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,337 $9,170
District Spending / Student $10,970 $10,604
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 Grades Students
  • CentralR. C. Edwards Middle School
    2 Negative Reviews
    1157 Madden Bridge Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-4200
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 766 students                      
  • CentralCentral Elementary School
    608 Johnson Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-1400
    3.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 368 students                      
  • ClemsonClemson Elementary School
    581 Berkeley Dr
    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
    3.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 808 students                      
  • SenecaRavenel Elementary School
    150 Ravenel School Rd
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4450
    4.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 520 students                      
  • PendletonRiverside Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    458 Riverside St
    PendletonSC 29670
    (864)403-2200
    5.8 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 475 students                      

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