Pickens High School

Pickens High School serves 1,387 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% 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 1387 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,387 students
Pickens High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Students by Grade Pickens High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 16:1
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
3%
37%
White
93%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Pickens High School Sch Ethnicity Pickens 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.
0.13 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.
30%
51%
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%

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
Pickens 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 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 Students Grades
  • PickensHagood Elementary School
    435 Sparks Ln
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-1900
    0.7 mi | 358 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PickensPickens Middle School
    467 Sparks Ln
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-4100
    0.7 mi | 834 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PickensPickens Elementary School
    567 Hampton Ave
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)397-2300
    0.8 mi | 491 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PickensYouth Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    698 Concord Church Rd
    PickensSC 29671
    (864)878-1103
    Charter School

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

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

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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.