Darlington High School

  • Darlington High School serves 1,144 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Darlington High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

Top Placements

Darlington High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Darlington High School's student population of 1,144 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Darlington High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Darlington High School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank
13%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Darlington High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Darlington High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Darlington High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
63%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Darlington High School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
34%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Darlington High School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Darlington High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.490.42
This chart display the diversity score of Darlington High School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Darlington High School and public school graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Darlington High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Darlington High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDarlington 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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