Pickens High School

Pickens High School serves 1,411 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Pickens 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 1411 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,411 students
Pickens High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Pickens High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Pickens High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 18:1 15:1
Pickens High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Pickens High School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
3%
36%
Pickens High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
95%
52%
Pickens High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Pickens High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Pickens High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.10 0.41
Pickens High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
32%
52%
Pickens 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.
6%
7%
Pickens High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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
Pickens 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Pickens 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $172 MM $37 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $183 MM $43 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,337 $9,170
Pickens 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,970 $10,604
Pickens 01 School District 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 Pickens County Career And Technology Center (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pickens Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hagood Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PickensHagood Elementary School
    435 Sparks Ln
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-1900
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 330 students                      
  • PickensPickens Middle School
    140 Torch Ln
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-4100
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 756 students                      
  • PickensPickens Elementary School
    567 Hampton Ave
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-2300
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 484 students                      
  • PickensYouth Leadership Academy Charter
    Charter School
    698 Concord Church Rd
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)878-1103
    Charter School

    3.3 mi | Gr. 6-7 | 48 students                      
  • LibertyPickens County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    990 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4500
    Vocational School

    3.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      

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