Charleston 01 School District

75 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 82 public schools serving 49,920 students in Charleston 01 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina.
Public Schools in Charleston 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
82 Schools
1,269 Schools
# Students
49,920 Students
781,842 Students
# Teachers
3,728 Teachers
54,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Charleston 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 78 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#9 out of 83 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Charleston 01  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Charleston 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Charleston 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Charleston 01  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.65
# American Indian Students
49 Students
2,287 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
755 Students
13,272 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
6,044 Students
94,051 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
12%
# Black Students
15,967 Students
250,296 Students
% Black Students
32%
32%
# White Students
24,755 Students
377,904 Students
% White Students
50%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
77 Students
999 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,684 Students
42,271 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2,373
24,990
# Students in K Grade:
3,701
54,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,860
56,072
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,739
56,009
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,716
56,333
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,660
56,934
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,737
57,769
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,594
58,689
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,776
61,609
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,611
62,654
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,329
72,536
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,444
60,397
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,042
52,961
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,338
50,278
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,837 is higher than the state median of $14,217. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,730 is higher than the state median of $13,874. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue
$1,040 MM
$55 MM
This chart display total revenue of Charleston 01  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$985 MM
$54 MM
This chart display total spending of Charleston 01  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,837
$14,217
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Charleston 01  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,730
$13,874
This chart display average spending per public school student in Charleston 01  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Charleston 01 School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Buist Academy
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
103 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 724-7750
Grades: 2-8
| 560 students
Rank: #22.
Wando High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1000 Warrior Way
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 881-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,994 students
Rank: #33.
James Island Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1000 Ft. Johnson Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2754
Grades: 9-12
| 1,611 students
Rank: #44.
Mt. Pleasant Academy
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
605 Center Street
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2826
Grades: PK-5
| 628 students
Rank: #55.
Charleston School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5109-b West Enterprise Street
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 529-4990
Grades: 6-12
| 1,086 students
Rank: #66.
Sullivan's Island Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2014 Mike Perkis Place
Sullivans Island, SC 29482
(843) 883-3118
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #77.
Mamie P. Whitesides Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1565 Rifle Range Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2838
Grades: PK-5
| 783 students
Rank: #88.
East Cooper Montessori Charter
Charter School
Math: 71% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1120 Rifle Range Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 216-2883
Grades: PK-8
| 405 students
Rank: #99.
Laing Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2705 Bulrush Basket Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 849-2809
Grades: 6-8
| 1,006 students
Rank: #1010.
Belle Hall Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
385 Egypt Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2841
Grades: PK-5
| 658 students
Rank: #1111.
Charles Pinckney Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3300 Thomas Cario Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 856-4585
Grades: 3-5
| 674 students
Rank: #1212.
Thomas C. Cario Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3500 Thomas Cario Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 856-4595
Grades: 6-8
| 1,142 students
Rank: #1313.
Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1871 Wallace School Road
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1555
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #1414.
Montessori Community School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2122 Wood Avenue
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 769-0346
Grades: PK-8
| 264 students
Rank: #1515.
Orange Grove Charter School
Charter School
Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1225 Orange Branch Road
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1520
Grades: PK-8
| 1,153 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Carolina Park Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3650 Park Avenue Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 856-8060
Grades: PK-5
| 899 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Stiles Point Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
883-a Mikell Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2767
Grades: PK-5
| 776 students
Rank: #1818.
Jennie Moore Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2725 Bulrush Basket Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 849-2815
Grades: PK-5
| 1,012 students
Rank: #1919.
Moultrie Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
645 Coleman Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2819
Grades: 6-8
| 1,079 students
Rank: #2020.
Academic Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5109-a West Enterprise Street
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 746-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 712 students
Rank: #2121.
West Ashley High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4060 West Wildcat Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 573-1201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,840 students
Rank: #2222.
James B. Edwards Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
885 Von Kolnitz Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2805
Grades: PK-5
| 730 students
Rank: #2323.
Harbor View Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1576 Harbor View Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2749
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
Rank: #2424.
St. Andrew's School Of Math And Science
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
30 Chadwick Drive
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1503
Grades: PK-5
| 739 students
Rank: #2525.
Drayton Hall Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3138 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 852-0678
Grades: PK-5
| 606 students
Rank: #2626.
Rb Stall High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3625 Ashley Phosphate Road
North Charleston, SC 29418
(843) 764-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,858 students
Rank: #2727.
St. Johns High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1518 Main Road
Johns Island, SC 29455
(843) 559-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 405 students
Rank: #2828.
Camp Road Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1825 Camp Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2784
Grades: 6-8
| 833 students
Rank: #2929.
Murray-lasaine Montessori
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
691 Riverland Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2765
Grades: PK-8
| 354 students
Rank: #3030.
James Island Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1872 Grimball Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-8240
Grades: PK-5
| 529 students
Rank: #3131.
Oakland Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505-a Arlington Drive
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 763-1510
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #3232.
Burke High School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
244 President Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 579-4815
Grades: 9-12
| 355 students
Rank: #3333.
Carolina Voyager Charter
Charter School
Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
721 Wappoo Road
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 203-3891
Grades: K-8
| 381 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Haut Gap Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1861 Bohicket Road
Hollywood, SC 29449
(843) 559-6418
Grades: 6-8
| 475 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
North Charleston High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1087 East Montague Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 745-7140
Grades: 9-12
| 840 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Charleston 01 School District?
Charleston 01 School District manages 82 public schools serving 49,920 students.
What is the rank of Charleston 01 School District?
Charleston 01 School District is ranked #10 out of 78 school districts in South Carolina (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of South Carolina school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Charleston 01 School District?
50% of Charleston 01 School District students are White, 32% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Charleston 01 School District?
Charleston 01 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Charleston 01 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,730 is higher than the state median of $13,874. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 82 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 49,920 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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