D. W. Daniel High School

  • D. W. Daniel High School serves 1,086 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

D. W. Daniel High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • D. W. Daniel High School's student population of 1,086 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,086 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • D. W. Daniel High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of D. W. Daniel High School is 0.38, 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#40 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
11%
34%
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White
78%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.43
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePickens 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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