Denmark Olar High School

  • Denmark Olar High School serves 165 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower 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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Denmark Olar High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Denmark Olar High School's student population of 165 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students165 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Denmark Olar High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Denmark Olar High School is 0.12, 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 School Rank (16-17)#579 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
94%
34%
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White
n/a
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.62
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Graduation Rate60-69%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBamberg 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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