Dorchester 02 School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 24 public schools in Dorchester 02 School District, serving 26,242 students. Dorchester 02 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Public schools in Dorchester 02 School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Dorchester 02 School District are Rollings Middle School Of The Arts, Beech Hill Elementary School and Fort Dorchester High School. Overall testing 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 Students777,228 Students
# of Teachers1,597 Teachers51,770 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

Dorchester 02 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 84 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#12 out of 84 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dorchester 02  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dorchester 02  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.620.62
# of American Indian Students95 Students2,540 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students449 Students12,337 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# of Hispanic Students2,073 Students73,530 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
9%
# of Black Students7,771 Students261,213 Students
% Black Students
30%
34%
# of White Students14,153 Students394,418 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:2,20763,572
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,96557,853
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,80952,812
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,74950,306
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,019 in this school district is less 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 $11,203 is higher than the state median of $10,524. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (SC)
Total Revenue$263 MM$43 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dorchester 02  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$294 MM$41 MM
This chart display total spending of Dorchester 02  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$10,019$10,922
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dorchester 02  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$11,203$10,524
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dorchester 02  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.

Dorchester 02 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    815 South Main Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3610

    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
  • Beech Hill Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1001 Beech Hill Road
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 821-3970

    Grades: PK-5 | 945 students
  • Fort Dorchester High School Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8500 Patriot Boulevard
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843) 760-4450

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,317 students
  • Ashley Ridge High School Math: 64% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9800 Delemar Highway
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 695-4900

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,336 students
  • Fort Dorchester Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5201 Old Glory Lane
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 832-5550

    Grades: PK-5 | 972 students
  • Sand Hill Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    324 Gnarly Oak Lane
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 695-5201

    Grades: PK-5 | 745 students
  • Summerville High School Math: 55% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1101 Boone Hill Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-6460

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,077 students
  • William M. Reeves Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1003 Dubose School Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 695-2450

    Grades: PK-5 | 958 students
  • James H. Spann Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    901 John Mckissick Way
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3050

    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
  • Knightsville Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    847 Orangeburg Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-4851

    Grades: PK-5 | 752 students
  • Summerville Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    835 South Main Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-2372

    Grades: PK-5 | 535 students
  • Joseph R. Pye Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9701 Patriot Boulevard
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843) 695-2979

    Grades: PK-5 | 901 students
  • Alston-bailey Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    820 West 5th North Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 695-5210

    Grades: PK-5 | 862 students
  • Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    8600 William Moultrie Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843) 760-9820

    Grades: PK-5 | 883 students
  • Dr. Eugene Sires Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 Chandler Creek Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 695-5205

    Grades: PK-5 | 804 students
  • Oakbrook Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    306 Old Fort Drive
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843) 821-1165

    Grades: PK-5 | 711 students
  • Gregg Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 Green Wave Boulevard
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 871-3150

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,262 student
  • Flowertown Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    20 King Charles Circle
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 871-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 940 students
  • Newington Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    10 King Charles Circle
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 871-3230

    Grades: PK-5 | 936 students
  • Oakbrook Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    286 Old Fort Road
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843) 873-9750

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,039 student
  • Charles B. Dubose Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1005 Dubose School Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 875-7012

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,282 student
  • Eagle Nest Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    8640 River Oaks Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843) 695-2460

    Grades: PK-5 | 808 students
  • Alston Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 Bryan Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3890

    Grades: 6-8 | 806 students
  • River Oaks Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8642 River Oaks Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843) 695-2470

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,015 student
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