Discovery Charter Of Lancaster

  • Discovery Charter Of Lancaster serves 108 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (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 50-59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Discovery Charter Of Lancaster placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

School Overview

  • Discovery Charter Of Lancaster's student population of 108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery Charter Of Lancaster is ranked within the top 50% 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 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Charter Of Lancaster is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. 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#358 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
22%
34%
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White
67%
52%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.61
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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