D. W. Daniel High School

140 Blue And Gold Boulevard
Central, SC 29630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
D. W. Daniel High School serves 1,095 students in grades 9-12.
D. W. Daniel High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

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 1,095 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,095 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

D. W. Daniel High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of D. W. Daniel High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#141 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
78%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.62
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePickens 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to D. W. Daniel High School is Liberty High School (8.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is R. C. Edwards Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Central R. C. Edwards Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 810 students
    0.6 miles
    1157 Madden Bridge Road
    Central, SC 29630
    (864) 397-4200
    0.6 6-8 810
  • Central Central Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    3.2 miles
    608 Johnson Road
    Central, SC 29630
    (864) 397-1400
    3.2 PK-5 358
  • Clemson Clemson Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 869 students
    3.3 miles
    581 Berkeley Drive
    Clemson, SC 29631
    (864) 397-1500
    3.3 PK-5 869
  • Seneca Ravenel Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
    4.9 miles
    150 Ravenel School Road
    Seneca, SC 29678
    (864) 886-4450
    4.9 PK-5 599
  • Pendleton Riverside Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 410 students
    5.8 miles
    458 Riverside Street
    Pendleton, SC 29670
    (864) 403-2200
    5.8 7-8 410

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