Battery Creek High School

  • Battery Creek High School serves 832 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Battery Creek High School operates within the Beaufort 01 School District.
  • Beaufort 01 School District's 68% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 832 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 832 students
Battery Creek High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Battery Creek High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Battery Creek High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Battery Creek High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Battery Creek High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Battery Creek High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
10%
8%
Battery Creek High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
47%
35%
Battery Creek High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
40%
52%
Battery Creek High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Battery Creek High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Battery Creek High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Battery Creek 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.
0.61 0.42
Battery Creek High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
52%
50%
Battery Creek High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
6%
Battery Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Beaufort 01 School District's student population of 20,604 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,561 is higher than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,696 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four years.
School District Name Beaufort 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
6
Number of Students Managed 20,604 3,454
Beaufort 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 66%
Beaufort 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $281 MM $39 MM
Beaufort 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $263 MM $38 MM
Beaufort 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,561 $11,413
Beaufort 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,696 $10,999
Beaufort 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BeaufortBroad River Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 528 students
    1.6 miles
    474 Broad River Road
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)322-8410
    1.6PK-5528
  • BeaufortJoseph S. Shanklin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
    2.9 miles
    121 Morrall Drive
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)466-3461
    2.9PK-5481
  • BeaufortRiverview Charter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 532 students
    3.3 miles
    81 Savannah Highway
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)379-0133
    3.3KG-8532
  • BeaufortBeaufort Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 537 students
    3.8 miles
    1800 Prince Street
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)322-2679
    3.8PK-5537
  • BeaufortCharles F Bolden Elementary Middle

    3.8 miles
    2 Albacore St.
    BeaufortSC 29906
    (843)846-9283
    3.8n/an/a

School Reviews

5  6/13/2016
I recommend this school if you're looking to have a good/really fun time in highschool. The teachers really slack though. Do sports and talk to people and you'll be great. I regret leaving this school because it was fun.
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