Chapin Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in Chapin, SC, serving 4,221 students.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Chapin, South Carolina Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • ChapinChapin Elementary School
    940 Old Bush River Rd
    ChapinSC29036
    (803)575-5900
    828 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Chapin
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chapin High School
    300 Columbia Ave
    ChapinSC29036
    (803)575-5400
    1343 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Chapin
    Chapin Middle School
    1130 Old Lexington Hwy
    ChapinSC29036
    (803)575-5700
    1104 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Chapin
    Lake Murray Elementary School
    1531 Three Dog Rd
    ChapinSC29036
    (803)476-4600
    846 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Chapin
    School Whitmore
    Charter School
    407 Lexington Ave
    ChapinSC29063
    (866)476-6416
    Charter School
    100 students | Gr. 9-12

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Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Chapin, 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 0.20, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Chapin is School Whitmore. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or in the USA.