Kershaw 01 School District

2029 West Dekalb Street
Camden, SC 29020
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
For the 2023 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 10,763 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 47%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 51% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
19 Schools
1,280 Schools
# Students
10,763 Students
766,302 Students
# Teachers
704 Teachers
52,099 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Kershaw 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 82 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 2020-2021 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
0.59
0.65
# American Indian Students
21 Students
2,263 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
42 Students
12,871 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
982 Students
87,155 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
11%
# Black Students
2,766 Students
250,168 Students
% Black Students
26%
33%
# White Students
6,258 Students
373,848 Students
% White Students
58%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
984 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
685 Students
38,764 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
349
20,837
# Students in K Grade:
673
51,543
# Students in 1st Grade:
745
55,077
# Students in 2nd Grade:
743
54,901
# Students in 3rd Grade:
789
55,934
# Students in 4th Grade:
784
56,543
# Students in 5th Grade:
799
57,229
# Students in 6th Grade:
866
60,742
# Students in 7th Grade:
935
62,102
# Students in 8th Grade:
912
62,612
# Students in 9th Grade:
952
66,199
# Students in 10th Grade:
840
59,504
# Students in 11th Grade:
686
52,853
# Students in 12th Grade:
690
50,226
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,250 is higher than the state median of $11,941. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,424 is higher than the state median of $11,103. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,250
$11,941
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,424
$11,103
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Kershaw 01 School District Public Schools (2023)

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
| 1,643 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
| 513 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
| 149 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
| 498 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: PK-5
| 520 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
| 188 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
| 706 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Camden Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
416 Laurens Street
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8960
Grades: PK-5
| 532 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
| 710 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: PK-5
| 669 students
Rank: #1212.
Doby's Mill Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1964 Ft. Jackson Road
Lugoff, SC 29078
(803) 438-4055
Grades: PK-5
| 612 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: PK-5
| 115 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
| 697 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
| 456 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
| 850 students
Rank: #1717.
Jackson School
Math: 29% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1730 Jefferson Davis Highway
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8965
Grades: PK-5
| 548 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
| 345 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dr. Gilbert G. Woolard Technology Center
Vocational School
70 Innovation Lane
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-8982
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 19 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 10,763 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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