Charleston 01 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 81 public schools serving 49,194 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 50% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Charleston 01 School District are Buist Academy, Wando High School and Charleston School Of The Arts. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Charleston 01 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

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 20%)
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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Charleston 01 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
81 Schools
1,263 Schools
# Students
49,194 Students
775,810 Students
# Teachers
3,414 Teachers
51,661 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Charleston 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 85 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 84% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#16 out of 85 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Charleston 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 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Charleston 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
0.62
0.62
# American Indian Students
44 Students
2,536 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
770 Students
12,325 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
4,721 Students
73,278 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
9%
# Black Students
18,456 Students
260,525 Students
% Black Students
37%
34%
# White Students
23,613 Students
394,015 Students
% White Students
48%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
107 Students
1,048 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,391 Students
31,561 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,002
26,556
# Students in K Grade:
3,846
55,336
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,845
57,187
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,830
57,012
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,028
60,332
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,910
60,530
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,941
60,996
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,608
59,080
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,509
57,811
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,402
56,999
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,608
63,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,188
57,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,753
52,680
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,724
50,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,562 is higher than the state median of $10,922. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,057 is higher than the state median of $10,524. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue
$815 MM
$43 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$741 MM
$41 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,562
$10,922
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,057
$10,524
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 2016-17 school year data.

Best Charleston 01 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Buist Academy
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
103 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 724-7750
Grades: K-8
| 486 students
Rank: #22.
Wando High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1000 Warrior Way
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 881-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 3,997 students
Rank: #33.
Charleston School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5109-b West Enterprise Street
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 529-4990
Grades: 6-12
| 1,113 students
Rank: #44.
James Island Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1000 Ft. Johnson Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2754
Grades: 9-12
| 1,597 students
Rank: #55.
Mt. Pleasant Academy
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
605 Center Street
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2826
Grades: PK-5
| 610 students
Rank: #66.
Montessori Community School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2122 Wood Avenue
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 769-0346
Grades: PK-8
| 273 students
Rank: #77.
Charles Pinckney Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
3300 Thomas Cario Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 856-4585
Grades: 3-5
| 767 students
Rank: #88.
Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1871 Wallace School Road
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1555
Grades: K-5
| 613 students
Rank: #99.
Belle Hall Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
385 Egypt Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2841
Grades: PK-5
| 752 students
Rank: #1010.
Jennie Moore Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
2725 Bulrush Basket Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 849-2815
Grades: PK-5
| 1,157 students
Rank: #1111.
Moultrie Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
645 Coleman Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2819
Grades: 6-8
| 800 students
Rank: #1212.
Sullivan's Island Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2015 I'on Avenue
Sullivans Island, SC 29482
(843) 883-3118
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1313.
East Cooper Montessori Charter
Charter School
Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
250 Ponsbury Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 216-2883
Grades: PK-8
| 377 students
Rank: #1414.
Thomas C. Cario Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3500 Thomas Cario Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 856-4595
Grades: 6-8
| 1,193 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Mamie Whitesides Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1565 Rifle Range Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2838
Grades: PK-5
| 729 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Stiles Point Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
883-a Mikell Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2767
Grades: PK-5
| 709 students
Rank: #1717.
Carolina Park Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3650 Park Avenue Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 856-8060
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #1818.
Orange Grove Charter
Charter School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1225 Orange Branch Road
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1520
Grades: PK-8
| 1,160 students
Rank: #1919.
Laing Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2705 Bulrush Basket Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 849-2809
Grades: 6-8
| 1,258 students
Rank: #2020.
Harbor View Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1576 Harbor View Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2749
Grades: PK-5
| 653 students
Rank: #2121.
West Ashley High School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
4060 West Wildcat Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 573-1201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,685 students
Rank: #2222.
James B. Edwards Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
885 Von Kolnitz Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2805
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #2323.
St. Andrew's School Of Math And Science
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30 Chadwick Drive
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1503
Grades: PK-5
| 807 students
Rank: #2424.
Drayton Hall Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3138 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 852-0678
Grades: PK-5
| 829 students
Rank: #2525.
R. B. Stall High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3625 Ashley Phosphate Road
North Charleston, SC 29418
(843) 764-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,504 students
Rank: #2626.
Camp Road Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1484 Camp Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2784
Grades: 6-8
| 793 students
Rank: #2727.
St. Johns High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1518 Main Road
Johns Island, SC 29455
(843) 559-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 321 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Carolina Voyager Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
30 Race Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 203-3891
Grades: K-5
| 243 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
James Island Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1872 Grimball Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-8240
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #3030.
Burke High School
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
244 President Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 579-4815
Grades: 9-12
| 372 students
Rank: #3131.
Murray Lasaine Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
691 Riverland Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2765
Grades: PK-6
| 354 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Haut Gap Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1861 Bohicket Road
Johns Island, SC 29455
(843) 559-6418
Grades: 5-8
| 475 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
North Charleston High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1087 East Montague Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 745-7140
Grades: 9-12
| 609 students
Rank: #3434.
Oakland Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
505-a Arlington Drive
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 763-1510
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #3535.
C. E. Williams Middle School For Creative And Scientific Art
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
640 Butte Street
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 763-1529
Grades: 6-8
| 664 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 49,194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 50% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62

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