Lancaster High School

  • Lancaster High School serves 1,398 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower 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 50% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Lancaster High School's student population of 1,398 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lancaster High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lancaster High School is 0.60, 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#456 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lancaster 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)
50%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lancaster 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 Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
49%
34%
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White
39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lancaster High School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lancaster High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.600.43
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Graduation Rate
79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lancaster High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lancaster High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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