James Island Charter High School

  • James Island Charter High School serves 1,577 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • James Island Charter High School operates within the Charleston 01 School District.
  • Charleston 01 School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1577 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,577 students
James Island Charter High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % James Island Charter High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
James Island Charter High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade James Island Charter 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 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
James Island Charter High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
James Island Charter High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
5%
8%
James Island Charter High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
27%
35%
James Island Charter High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
65%
52%
James Island Charter High School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
James Island Charter High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
James Island Charter High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups James Island Charter High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.51 0.42
James Island Charter High School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
23%
50%
James Island Charter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
3%
6%
James Island Charter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Charleston 01 School District's student population of 46,721 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,503 is higher than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,355 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Charleston 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
6
Number of Students Managed 46,721 3,454
Charleston 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 66%
Charleston 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $708 MM $39 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $747 MM $38 MM
Charleston 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,503 $11,413
Charleston 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,355 $10,999
Charleston 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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