Dorchester 02 School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 24 public schools in Dorchester 02 School District, serving 26,242 students.
  • Public school in Dorchester 02 School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 10% of public schools in South Carolina.
  • The top ranked public schools in Dorchester 02 School District are Rollings Middle School Of The Arts, Ashley Ridge High School and Beech Hill Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameDorchester 02 School District
School District Websitehttp://do.ddtwo.org
School District Phone Number(843)873-2901
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SC)
# of Schools24 Schools1,264 Schools
# of Students26,242 Students776,779 Students
# of Teachers1,597 Teachers51,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

  • Dorchester 02 School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 84 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dorchester 02  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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dorchester 02  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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dorchester 02  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.620.62
# of American Indian Students95 Students2,539 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students449 Students12,336 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# of Hispanic Students2,073 Students73,525 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
9%
# of Black Students7,771 Students261,201 Students
% Black Students
30%
34%
# of White Students14,153 Students394,347 Students
% White Students
54%
51%
# of Hawaiian Students67 Students1,049 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,634 Students31,619 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:67326,556
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,75555,336
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,90357,187
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,92257,012
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,97860,332
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,10860,891
# of Students in 5th Grade:2,10361,385
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,01759,110
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,03357,851
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,02057,025
# of Students in 9th Grade:2,20763,494
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,96557,753
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,80952,720
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,74950,127
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,227 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,235. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,352 is less than the state average of $10,515. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SC)
Total Revenue$195 MM$39 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dorchester 02  School District and average revenue for each school distric in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$198 MM$40 MM
This chart display total spending of Dorchester 02  School District and average spending for each school distric in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,227$10,235
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dorchester 02  School District and average revenue per public school student in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,352$10,515
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dorchester 02  School District and average spending per public school student in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Dorchester 02 School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Alston Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    500 Bryan Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)873-3890

    Grades: 6-8 | 806 students
  • Alston-bailey Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    820 West 5th North Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)695-5210

    Grades: PK-5 | 862 students
  • Ashley Ridge High School Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 10%
    9800 Delemar Highway
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843)695-4900

    Grades: 9-12 | 2336 students
  • Beech Hill Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1001 Beech Hill Road
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843)821-3970

    Grades: PK-5 | 945 students
  • Charles B. Dubose Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1005 Dubose School Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)875-7012

    Grades: 6-8 | 1282 students
  • Dr. Eugene Sires Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    301 Chandler Creek Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)695-5205

    Grades: PK-5 | 804 students
  • Eagle Nest Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8640 River Oaks Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843)695-2460

    Grades: PK-5 | 808 students
  • Flowertown Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    20 King Charles Circle
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843)871-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 940 students
  • Fort Dorchester Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5201 Old Glory Lane
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843)832-5550

    Grades: PK-5 | 972 students
  • Fort Dorchester High School Math: 70% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 10%
    8500 Patriot Boulevard
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843)760-4450

    Grades: 9-12 | 2317 students
  • Gregg Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Top 50%
    500 Green Wave Boulevard
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)871-3150

    Grades: 6-8 | 1262 students
  • James H. Spann Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    901 John Mckissick Way
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)873-3050

    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
  • Joseph R. Pye Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    9701 Patriot Boulevard
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843)695-2979

    Grades: PK-5 | 901 students
  • Knightsville Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    847 Orangeburg Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)873-4851

    Grades: PK-5 | 752 students
  • Newington Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    10 King Charles Circle
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843)871-3230

    Grades: PK-5 | 936 students
  • Oakbrook Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    306 Old Fort Drive
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843)821-1165

    Grades: PK-5 | 711 students
  • Oakbrook Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Top 50%
    286 Old Fort Road
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843)873-9750

    Grades: 6-8 | 1039 students
  • River Oaks Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8642 River Oaks Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843)695-2470

    Grades: 6-8 | 1015 students
  • Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 5%
    815 South Main Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)873-3610

    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
  • Sand Hill Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    324 Gnarly Oak Lane
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843)695-5201

    Grades: PK-5 | 745 students
  • Summerville Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    835 South Main Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)873-2372

    Grades: PK-5 | 535 students
  • Summerville High School Math: 68% | Reading: 80%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1101 Boone Hill Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)873-6460

    Grades: 9-12 | 3077 students
  • William M. Reeves Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1003 Dubose School Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843)695-2450

    Grades: PK-5 | 958 students
  • Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8600 William Moultrie Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843)760-9820

    Grades: PK-5 | 883 students
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