Pickens 01 School District

1348 Griffin Mill Road
Easley, SC 29640
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Pickens 01 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 16,217 students in Pickens 01 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in South Carolina.
Public Schools in Pickens 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
24 Schools
1,269 Schools
# Students
16,217 Students
781,842 Students
# Teachers
1,032 Teachers
54,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Pickens 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 78 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#23 out of 83 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pickens 01  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pickens 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pickens 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pickens 01  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.65
# American Indian Students
13 Students
2,287 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
190 Students
13,272 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,546 Students
94,051 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
12%
# Black Students
1,099 Students
250,296 Students
% Black Students
7%
32%
# White Students
12,335 Students
377,904 Students
% White Students
76%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
999 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,034 Students
42,271 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
681
24,990
# Students in K Grade:
1,198
54,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,192
56,072
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,137
56,009
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,175
56,333
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,188
56,934
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,176
57,769
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,072
58,689
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,124
61,609
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,329
62,654
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,501
72,536
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,263
60,397
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,126
52,961
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,055
50,278
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,421 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,217. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,282 is less than the state median of $13,874. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue
$201 MM
$55 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pickens 01  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$183 MM
$54 MM
This chart display total spending of Pickens 01  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,421
$14,217
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pickens 01  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,282
$13,874
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pickens 01  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Pickens 01 School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clemson Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
581 Berkeley Drive
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 397-1500
Grades: PK-5
| 771 students
Rank: #22.
Liberty High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
124 Red Devil Drive
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 397-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 685 students
Rank: #33.
Easley High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
154 Green Wave Boulevard
Easley, SC 29642
(864) 397-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,744 students
Rank: #44.
D. W. Daniel High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
140 Blue And Gold Boulevard
Central, SC 29630
(864) 397-2900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,194 students
Rank: #55.
Forest Acres Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Mcalister Road
Easley, SC 29642
(864) 397-1800
Grades: PK-5
| 708 students
Rank: #66.
R. C. Edwards Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1157 Madden Bridge Road
Central, SC 29630
(864) 397-4200
Grades: 6-8
| 827 students
Rank: #77.
Ambler Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
838 Ambler School Road
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 397-1200
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #88.
East End Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
505 East Second Avenue
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-1700
Grades: PK-5
| 561 students
Rank: #99.
Pickens High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Blue Flame Drive
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 397-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,322 students
Rank: #1010.
West End Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
314 Pelzer Highway
Easley, SC 29642
(864) 397-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 624 students
Rank: #1111.
Crosswell Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
161 School Road
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-1600
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Rank: #1212.
Dacusville Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
899 Thomas Mill Road
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-3525
Grades: 6-8
| 272 students
Rank: #1313.
Central Of The Arts
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
608 Johnson Road
Central, SC 29630
(864) 397-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #1414.
Richard H. Gettys Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
510 South Pendleton Street
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,361 students
Rank: #1515.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
251 North Hillcrest Street
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 397-2100
Grades: 3-5
| 443 students
Rank: #1616.
Six Mile Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
777 North Main Street
Six Mile, SC 29682
(864) 397-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 517 students
Rank: #1717.
Dacusville Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Cherokee Trail
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #1818.
Pickens Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Torch Lane
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 397-4100
Grades: 6-8
| 597 students
Rank: #1919.
Hagood Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
435 Sparks Lane
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 397-1900
Grades: PK-5
| 551 students
Rank: #2020.
Pickens Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
567 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 397-2300
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #2121.
Mckissick Of Science And Technology
Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
156 Mckissick Road
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-2200
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #2222.
Liberty Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Falcon Lane
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 397-3400
Grades: 6-8
| 468 students
Rank: n/an/a
Liberty Primary
940 Chastain Road
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 397-4800
Grades: PK-2
| 684 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pickens County Career And Technology Center
Vocational School
990 Chastain Road
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 397-4500
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pickens 01 School District?
Pickens 01 School District manages 24 public schools serving 16,217 students.
What is the rank of Pickens 01 School District?
Pickens 01 School District is ranked #23 out of 78 school districts in South Carolina (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of South Carolina school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pickens 01 School District?
76% of Pickens 01 School District students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pickens 01 School District?
Pickens 01 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Pickens 01 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,282 is less than the state median of $13,874. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 24 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 16,217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 30% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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