Kershaw 01 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 10,767 students in Kershaw 01 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
Public Schools in Kershaw 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Kershaw 01 School District are Lugoff-elgin High School, North Central High School and Camden High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Kershaw 01 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Kershaw 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
19 Schools
1,262 Schools
# Students
10,767 Students
775,656 Students
# Teachers
685 Teachers
51,654 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Kershaw 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 86% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#28 out of 85 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kershaw 01  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kershaw 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)
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kershaw 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
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kershaw 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
0.55
0.62
# American Indian Students
16 Students
2,536 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
40 Students
12,324 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
744 Students
73,275 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
9%
# Black Students
2,822 Students
260,437 Students
% Black Students
26%
34%
# White Students
6,592 Students
393,962 Students
% White Students
61%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
1,048 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
545 Students
31,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
211
26,505
# Students in K Grade:
785
55,298
# Students in 1st Grade:
800
57,154
# Students in 2nd Grade:
758
56,980
# Students in 3rd Grade:
836
60,332
# Students in 4th Grade:
907
60,530
# Students in 5th Grade:
891
60,996
# Students in 6th Grade:
827
59,080
# Students in 7th Grade:
883
57,811
# Students in 8th Grade:
793
56,999
# Students in 9th Grade:
874
63,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
819
57,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
706
52,680
# Students in 12th Grade:
677
50,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,246 is higher than the state median of $11,579. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,418 is higher than the state median of $10,767. The school district spending/student has grown by 55% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue
$132 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kershaw 01  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$177 MM
$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Kershaw 01  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,246
$11,579
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kershaw 01  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,418
$10,767
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kershaw 01  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

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

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lugoff-elgin High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1284 Highway 1 South
Lugoff, SC 29078
(803) 438-3481
Grades: 9-12
| 1,629 students
Rank: #22.
North Central High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3000 Lockhart Road
Kershaw, SC 29067
(803) 432-9858
Grades: 9-12
| 435 students
Rank: #33.
Camden High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1022 Ehrenclou Road
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8930
Grades: 9-12
| 1,012 students
Rank: #44.
Mt. Pisgah Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5160 Mt. Pisgah Road
Kershaw, SC 29067
(803) 475-6791
Grades: PK-5
| 131 students
Rank: #55.
Pine Tree Hill Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
938 Bishopville Highway
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8970
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #66.
Lugoff Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
994 Ridgeway Road
Lugoff, SC 29078
(803) 438-8000
Grades: K-5
| 583 students
Rank: #77.
Baron Dekalb Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2684 Baron Dekalb Road
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 432-2483
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
Rank: #88.
Wateree Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
424 Wildwood Lane
Lugoff, SC 29078
(803) 438-8018
Grades: PK-5
| 680 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Camden Elementary Of The Creative Arts
Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1304 Lyttleton Street
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8960
Grades: PK-5
| 551 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Lugoff-elgin Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1244 Highway 1 South
Lugoff, SC 29078
(803) 438-3591
Grades: 6-8
| 661 students
Rank: #1111.
Blaney Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1621 Smyrna Road
Elgin, SC 29045
(803) 438-3241
Grades: K-5
| 761 students
Rank: #1212.
Doby's Mill Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1964 Ft. Jackson Road
Lugoff, SC 29078
(803) 438-4055
Grades: PK-5
| 618 students
Rank: #1313.
Bethune Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
302 Norwood Street East
Bethune, SC 29009
(843) 334-6278
Grades: K-5
| 107 students
Rank: #1414.
Leslie M. Stover Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1649 Smyrna Road
Elgin, SC 29045
(803) 438-7414
Grades: 6-8
| 643 students
Rank: #1515.
North Central Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
805 Keys Lane
Kershaw, SC 29067
(803) 424-2740
Grades: 6-8
| 396 students
Rank: #1616.
Camden Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Mcrae Road
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8975
Grades: 6-8
| 803 students
Rank: #1717.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1730 Jefferson Davis Highway
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8965
Grades: PK-5
| 602 students
Rank: #1818.
Midway Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1892 Highway 1 North
Cassatt, SC 29032
(803) 432-6122
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Applied Technology Education Campus
Vocational School
874 Vocational Lane
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8982
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 10,767 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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