302 West Dunlap Street
Lancaster, SC 29720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Discovery Charter Of Lancaster serves 104 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Discovery Charter Of Lancaster placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 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 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Discovery Charter Of Lancaster's student population of 104 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
104 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Charter Of Lancaster is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery Charter Of Lancaster is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#523 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
64%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 104 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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