Beaufort 01 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 21,219 students in Beaufort 01 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in South Carolina.
Public Schools in Beaufort 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Beaufort 01 School District are Whale Branch Early College High School, Bluffton High School and Hilton Head Island High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Beaufort 01 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Beaufort 01 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Beaufort 01 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
32 Schools
1,280 Schools
# Students
21,219 Students
766,302 Students
# Teachers
1,693 Teachers
52,099 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Beaufort 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 82 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#19 out of 85 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Beaufort 01  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beaufort 01  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beaufort 01  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Beaufort 01  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.70
0.65
# American Indian Students
38 Students
2,263 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
274 Students
12,871 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
6,275 Students
87,155 Students
% Hispanic Students
30%
11%
# Black Students
5,404 Students
250,168 Students
% Black Students
26%
33%
# White Students
8,161 Students
373,848 Students
% White Students
38%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
24 Students
984 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,043 Students
38,764 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
705
20,837
# Students in K Grade:
1,425
51,543
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,446
55,077
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,467
54,901
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,512
55,934
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,590
56,543
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,604
57,229
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,609
60,742
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,673
62,102
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,654
62,612
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,970
66,199
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,675
59,504
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,495
52,853
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,394
50,226
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,994 is higher than the state median of $11,941. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,098 is higher than the state median of $11,103. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue
$339 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Beaufort 01  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$320 MM
$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Beaufort 01  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,994
$11,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Beaufort 01  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,098
$11,103
This chart display average spending per public school student in Beaufort 01  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Beaufort 01 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whale Branch Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
169 Detour Road
Seabrook, SC 29940
(843) 466-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 438 students
Rank: #22.
Bluffton High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12 H. E. Mccracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 706-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,289 students
Rank: #33.
Hilton Head Island High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
70 Wilborn Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 689-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,359 students
Rank: #44.
May River High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
601 New Riverside Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 836-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,478 students
Rank: #55.
Battery Creek High School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1 Blue Dolphin Drive
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 322-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 766 students
Rank: #66.
Riverview Charter School
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
81 Savannah Highway
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 379-0133
Grades: K-8
| 691 students
Rank: #77.
Coosa Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45 Middle Road
Beaufort, SC 29907
(843) 322-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #88.
Okatie Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
53 Cherry Point Road
Okatie, SC 29909
(843) 322-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #99.
Pritchardville Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9447 Evan Way
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 707-0500
Grades: PK-5
| 881 students
Rank: #1010.
Beaufort High School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
84 Sea Island Parkway
Beaufort, SC 29907
(843) 302-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,204 students
Rank: #1111.
River Ridge Academy
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3050 River Ridge Drive
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 836-4600
Grades: PK-8
| 1,089 students
Rank: #1212.
Hilton Head Island Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
30 School Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 342-4100
Grades: 1-5
| 769 students
Rank: #1313.
Red Cedar Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10 Box Elder Street
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 707-0600
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #1414.
Bluffton Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
160 H.e. Mccracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 706-8500
Grades: PK-5
| 753 students
Rank: #1515.
Hilton Head Island School For The Creative Arts
Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10 Bus Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 342-4380
Grades: PK-5
| 594 students
Rank: #1616.
H. E. Mccracken Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
250 H. E. Mccracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 706-8700
Grades: 6-8
| 935 students
Rank: #1717.
Michael C. Riley Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Burnt Church Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 706-8300
Grades: PK-5
| 712 students
Rank: #1818.
Mossy Oaks Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2510 Mossy Oaks Road
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 322-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #1919.
Hilton Head Island Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Wilborn Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 689-4500
Grades: 6-8
| 882 students
Rank: #2020.
Bluffton Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
30 New Mustang Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 707-0700
Grades: 6-8
| 823 students
Rank: #2121.
Beaufort Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 Mossy Oaks Boulevard
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 322-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 461 students
Rank: #2222.
Port Royal Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1214 Paris Avenue
Port Royal, SC 29935
(843) 322-0834
Grades: PK-5
| 168 students
Rank: #2323.
Lady's Island Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
73 Chowan Creek Bluff
Beaufort, SC 29907
(843) 322-2240
Grades: PK-5
| 225 students
Rank: #2424.
Beaufort Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1800 Prince Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 322-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #2525.
Lady's Island Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30 Cougar Drive
Beaufort, SC 29907
(843) 322-3167
Grades: 6-8
| 509 students
Rank: #2626.
Joseph S. Shanklin Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
121 Morrall Drive
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 466-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
Rank: #2727.
Broad River Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
474 Broad River Road
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 322-8400
Grades: PK-5
| 446 students
Rank: #2828.
St. Helena Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 Sea Island Parkway
Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
(843) 838-0300
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #2929.
Robert Smalls International Academy
Magnet School
Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
43 W. K. Alston Drive
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 322-2500
Grades: PK-8
| 644 students
Rank: #3030.
Whale Branch Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2009 Trask Parkway
Sheldon, SC 29941
(843) 466-3000
Grades: 5-8
| 358 students
Rank: #3131.
Whale Branch Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Stuart Point Road
Sheldon, SC 29941
(843) 466-1000
Grades: PK-4
| 376 students
165 Pembroke Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 689-0400
Grades: PK-K
| 323 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Beaufort 01
  • 2900 Mink Point Boulevard, Beaufort, SC, 29902
  • (843) 322-2300
  • beaufort.k12.sc.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 21,219 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 30% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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