Goose Creek High School

  • Goose Creek High School serves 2,008 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Goose Creek High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Goose Creek High School's student population of 2,008 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 127 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,008 students
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Total Classroom Teachers127 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Goose Creek High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Goose Creek High School is 0.68, which is more 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 Testing Rank#210 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
42%
34%
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White
35%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.62
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Graduation Rate
76%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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It's a great school, The Teachers are great. The Staff & Even the principal. Sometimes the admin, but overall. I love it.
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There is little dress code and the atmosphere is similiar to the schools in New Jersey. The school itself is very old and very little updates. Bathrooms are very dirty all the time. Goose Creek needs to take a step up and do some improvements to bring more decent students proud of their school.
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