Goose Creek High School

  • Goose Creek High School serves 2,023 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher 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 57% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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 2,023 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 124 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,023 students
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Total Classroom Teachers124 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Goose Creek High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Goose Creek High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#127 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Goose Creek High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Goose Creek High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
43%
34%
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White
38%
51%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Goose Creek High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.660.43
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Graduation Rate
75%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Goose Creek High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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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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