Andrew Jackson High School

  • Andrew Jackson High School serves 640 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Andrew Jackson High School's student population of 640 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Andrew Jackson High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Andrew Jackson High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#240 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
23%
34%
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White
74%
51%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.400.43
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Graduation Rate80-84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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