Edisto High School

Edisto High School serves 770 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Edisto High School operates within the Orangeburg 04 School District.
Orangeburg 04 School District's 70% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 770 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 770 students
Edisto High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Edisto High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Edisto High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Edisto High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Edisto High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Edisto High School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
41%
35%
Edisto High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
55%
52%
Edisto High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Edisto High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.41
Edisto High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
51%
Edisto High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Edisto High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Orangeburg 04 School District's student population of 3,892 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,032 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,299 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four years.
School District Name Orangeburg 04 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 3,892 4,192
Orangeburg 04 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 67%
Orangeburg 04 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $38 MM
Orangeburg 04 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $38 MM $39 MM
Orangeburg 04 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,032 $9,366
Orangeburg 04 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,299 $9,666
Orangeburg 04 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cope Area Career Center (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carver Edisto Middle School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edisto Primary (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CordovaEdisto Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 793 students
    1.4 miles
    3239 Cordova Rd
    CordovaSC 29039
    (803)536-4782
    1.4PK-2793
  • OrangeburgEdisto Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 565 students
    2 miles
    136 Woodolive Ln
    OrangeburgSC 29115
    (803)531-7646
    23-5565
  • OrangeburgRivelon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 254 students
    3.1 miles
    350 Thomas B. Eklund Circle
    OrangeburgSC 29115
    (803)534-2949
    3.1PK-5254
  • CopeCarver Edisto Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 574 students
    4.9 miles
    2018 Carver School Rd
    CopeSC 29038
    (803)534-3554
    4.96-8574
  • OrangeburgMellichamp Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
    5.1 miles
    350 Murray Rd
    OrangeburgSC 29115
    (803)534-8044
    5.1PK-5412

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